Tag: Leon Remphry

Library News Round-up: 25 November 2014

10 year-old Leon Remphry’s storming speech to save libraries at full Cornwall Council meeting from 00:32.http://www.cornwall.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/153278 The Digital Reader : 24th NovemberAn Incomplete Report on a Flawed Pilot Program Suggests that Library eBook Loans Don’t Drive Saleshttp://the-digital-reader.com/2014/11/24/incomplete-report-flawed-pilot-program-suggests-library-ebook-loans-dont-drive-sales/V3.co.uk : 25th NovemberThree billion people now have…

Libraries News Round-up: 4 September 2014

BBC News : 4th SeptemberThousands sign 10-year-old’s Falmouth Library petitionhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-29052002Pirate FM Radio : 4th SeptemberFalmouth schoolboy hands in a five and a half thousand signature petition over the future of Cornwall’s libraries. “It’s been proven that reading makes you a lot…

Libraries News Round-up: 9 August 2014

Our daily digest of news items is provided by Shirley Burnham.  You can follow her on Twitter at @ShirleyBurnham. BBC Radio Merseyside : 8th AugustInterview with Alan Gibbons – opposing Library closuresMayor Anderson: 1 hr and 01:58 mins in, and Alan: …

Libraries News Round-up: 5 August 2014

SCL : 5th AugustSCL digital study points to unique role for public libraries as physical spaces for accessing digital knowledge and opportunities http://www.goscl.com/scl-digital-study-points-to-unique-role-for-public-libraries-as-physical-spaces-for-accessing-digital-knowledge-and-opportunities/Huddersfield Examiner : 5th AugustKirklees | Public meeting set to save Lindley LibraryKirklees Council faces having to cut its £6.3m…

Libraries News Round-up: 26 July 2014

BBC News : 26th JulyHundreds sign boy’s Falmouth Library campaignhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-28501215Don’t Privatise Libraries : 26th JulyHello, Hello, Hello, What’s All This Then?http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/hello-hello-hello-whats-all-this-then.htmlBurton Mail : 26th JulyBurton and Barton under Needwood communities to be given chance to have their say on future…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 July 2014

Arts Professional : 25th JulyArts and culture valued by vast majority of local authoritieshttp://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/arts-and-culture-valued-vast-majority-local-authorities York Press : 25th JulyYork’s new mutuals celebrated A reception was held at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday to celebrate the fact that 100 of these societies are…