Tag: Ireland

Libraries News Round-up: 8 May

The Irish News: 8 May Letter | Education and libraries support critical thinking – let’s invest http://www.irishnews.com/opinion/letterstotheeditor/2017/05/08/news/education-and-libraries-support-critical-thinking-let-s-invest-1018022/ The Northern Echo: 8 May Darlington library campaigner and MP hopeful supported cuts to library services in London http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/15271258.Library_campaigner_supported_cuts_to_library_services_in_London__MP_hopeful_Peter_Cuthbertson_denies_using_Crown_Street_campaign_for_political_gain/ Plymouth Herald: 8 May…

Libraries News Round-up: 19 January

UNISON : 17th January ‘Ten thousand books were pulped’ – your library stories  https://www.unison.org.uk/news/article/2017/01/library-stories/ THE BOOKSELLER : 19th January Irish book community ‘dismayed’ over library tender  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/irish-book-associations-protest-library-tender-472421 Manchester Evening News : 19th January Bury to lose at least 10 of its 14 libraries in new cuts blow …

Libraries News Round-up: 8 January

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 8th January There’s a fightback taking place in Ireland against staffless libraries but why not in the UK?  http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/theres-fightback-taking-place-in.html Leon’s Library Blog : 8th January Libraries Deliver  Edited version of an article by John Vincent, reproduced…

Libraries News Round-up: 30 September 2016

Public Libraries News : 29th September Editorial | Viciously reducing bookfunds http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/09/viciously-reducing-bookfunds.html ITV News : 30th September Lancashire’s cash crisis – museums and libraries close with Video report http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2016-09-30/lancashires-cash-crisis-museums-and-libraries-close/ Blog Preston : 30th September Lancashire | Video > Watch how this boy’s response to Fulwood library closure says…

Libraries News Round-up: 3 July 2014

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 3rd July Sir Peter Tapsell (Con MP) & Lincs Library Cuts Councillor Stephen Palmer receives an answer to his Open Letter from the Father of the House http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/07/03/sir-peter-tapsell-con-mp-lincs-library-cuts/ The Journal : 3rd July Ireland | Literacy to be targeted…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th September 2013

BBC Radio 4 iPlayer : 4th September Michael Rosen | Our Libraries: The Next Chapter – Episode 1  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038xx7b Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 3rd September Open Letter from a 90-year old Lincolnshire resident to his councillor http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2013/09/03/an-open-letter-from-a-90-year-old-lincolnshire-resident-to-his-councillor/ Luton Today : 4th September Ideas…

Libraries News Round-up: 6th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Public Libraries News : 5th May One volunteer library, many questions: Walcot Library and matters…