Tag: Kensal Rise Library

Libraries News Round-up: 18 October 2017

The Argus: 18 October East Sussex | Hundreds sign petition to save their library http://www.theargus.co.uk/NEWS/15602101.___Do_not_close_Ringmer_Library______plea_to_council/ Kilburn Times: 18 October Brent | Library in Kensal Rise gets £75,000 council boost http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/library-in-kensal-rise-gets-75-000-council-boost-1-5241181 Blackburn Gazette: 18 October Lancashire | Library campaign off to…

Libraries News Round-up: 1 July 2016

Lauren Smith : 1st July Libraries and the EU Referendum https://laurensmith.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/libraries-and-the-eu-referendum/ THE BOOKSELLER : 30th June Writers donate to re-open Kensal Rise Library http://www.thebookseller.com/news/writers-donate-re-open-kensal-rise-library-341441 Bexley Times : 1st July Bexley | Libraries set to expand under new ownership http://www.bexleytimes.co.uk/news/libraries_set_to_expand_under_new_ownership_1_4599773 Spalding Today :…

Library News Round-up: 13 June 2015

BBC News : 12th JuneLibrary loans in Warwickshire (community libraries) down by 46% since 2011/12http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-33081298 Brent & Kilburn Times : 12th JuneKensal Rise Library holds an open day for the communityhttp://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/heritage/kensal_rise_library_holds_an_open_day_for_the_community_1_4109789Friends of The Library of Birmingham : 13th JuneVIDEO | Alan Gibbons speaking…

Library News Round-up: 20 January 2015

BBC News : 20th JanuaryKirklees Council library service consultation beginshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-30895238 Northern Echo : 20th JanuaryLetter | Please save our libraryAn eloquent description of the staff and service at Stokesley Libraryhttp://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/features/letters/11737420.Please_save_our_library/ News Shopper : 20th JanuaryShould Kent County Council transfer responsibility for its libraries to…

Library News Round-up: 15 December 2014

Spiked Online : 15th DecemberThe future of libraries – no books, no knowledgeBut rather than responding to this challenge by remaking the case for public libraries, even in economically uncertain times, this (Carnegie UK) report throws in the towel.  http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/the-future-of-libraries-no-books-no-knowledge/16354#.VI8_y8lNglASouth Wales Guardian :…

Library News Round-up: 12 December 2014

Voices for the Library : 12th DecemberWhat is the value of the Imperial War Museum’s Library?Guest posthttp://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/2014/12/what-is-the-value-of-the-imperial-war-museums-library/Public Libraries News : 11th DecemberEditorial | Lobbing it all away: shocking Library of Birmingham cutshttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/12/lobbing-it-all-away-shocking-library-of-birmingham-cuts.htmlExpress & Star : 12th DecemberProtest over planned changes to Staffordshire…

Library News Round-up: 30 November 2014

THE OBSERVER : 30th NovemberLetter | Council leaders of all parties plead for no more cuts119 councils, including 40 Tory signatories http://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/2014/nov/30/letters-council-leaders-across-spectrum-plead-no-more-cuts THE OBSERVER : 30th NovemberTory shires join call for more cash and powers for England’s regionsCouncil leaders demand devolution and an end…

Libraries News Round-up: 19 June 2014

North Devon Journal : 19th June All libraries face changes in light of proposed cuts warns councillor  A councillor has warned that even libraries presumed safe from cuts could face changes. http://www.northdevonjournal.co.uk/libaries-face-changes-light-proposed-cuts-warns/story-21262951-detail/story.html Stoke Sentinel : 19th June Staffordshire County Council…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th April 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 14th April 6 Letters | Culture, commitment, libraries and expertise  http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/apr/14/culuture-commitment-libraries-expertise Lincolnshire Echo : 14th April Helen Goodman, Labour’s Shadow Libraries Minister, visits Ermine Library tomorrow http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-Helen-Goodman-Labour/story-20954990-detail/story.html Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 14th April Shadow Libraries Minister to visit Lincolnshire Library…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th March 2014

DCMS : 24th March Library comparison reports published We have commissioned a comprehensive set of benchmarking reports, for a second year running, which are published today.  Some LAs not listed https://www.gov.uk/government/news/library-comparison-reports-published  THE BOOKSELLER : 24th March Four Newcastle libraries to reopen…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd February 2014

Southend Standard : 2nd February 100 volunteers say they’ll run Southend’s libraries http://www.southendstandard.co.uk/news/echo/10979155.100_volunteers_say_they_ll_run_Southend_s_libraries/?ref=nt Louth Eye : 1st February Lincolnshire | Evidence Of Shocking Cluelessness At LCC http://www.loutheye.co.uk/01-02-14-evidence-of-shocking-cluelessness-at-lcc.php Spalding Guardian : 2nd February The Deepings | Council drew up ‘secret’ library plan “There may be…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th December 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 12th December Should libraries rely on volunteers?  includes a poll http://www.theguardian.com/local-government-network/poll/2013/dec/12/libraries-volunteers-council-cuts London Evening Standard : 12th December Derek Jacobi: Libraries have been a big part of my life and we must fight to save them  http://www.standard.co.uk/news/education/derek-jacobi-libraries-have-been-a-big-part-of-my-life-andwe-must-fight-to-save-them-8999869.html THE BOOKSELLER…

Libraries News Round-up: 18th September 2013

PRIVATE EYE Issue 1349 (p.32) Library News | Sunderland THE BOOKSELLER : 18th September Speak Up For Libraries conference in November http://www.thebookseller.com/news/speak-libraries-conference-november.html Alan Gibbons Diary : 18th September Alan’s thoughts on the free school meals measure  “While a child’s stomach has to…