Tag: Librarians

Libraries News Round-up: 7th June 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 7th May Further reading: how to put libraries back at the heart of communities The Arts Council England explains how libraries can adapt to financial  challenges and to changes in the way we consume information http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jun/07/libraries-adapt-changing-world Harrow…

Libraries News Round-up: 5th June 2013

New Cross : 3rd June A documentary about a community that saved their local library from closure whatever your views – you will be uplifted by this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdMy7GrmlME&feature=youtu.be Library Campaign : 5th June Disappointed by ACE live chat? Then join…

Libraries News Round-up: 3rd June 2013

On The Wight : 3rd June No inquiry into Isle of Wight library closures confirmed http://onthewight.com/2013/06/03/isle-of-wight-libraries-no-inquiry-into-closures/ The Northern Scot : 1st June Moray | Libraries campaigners meet MP and MSP http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/Libraries-campaigners-meet-MP-and-MSP-31052013.htm SlideShare : 3rd June All change: responses to the…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd June 2013

38 Degrees member poll mentions libraries twice – please complete this survey as this group really gets results https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/page/s/member-poll-june-1-2013 THE BOOKSELLER : 31st May Lampard pushes Summer Reading Challenge “Reading with my children is incredibly important to me and a…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st June 2013

Gov.uk | Updated : 31st May Supporting the library services provided by local authorities and … https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/supporting-the-library-services-provided-by-local-authorities/activity Public Libraries News : 31st May Efficiencies: Self Service     http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/efficiencies-2/efficiencies-self-service New Statesman : 30th May Is Osborne about to abolish the culture department?  …

Libraries News Round-up: 31st May 2013

Public Libraries News : 30th May Well done to Edinburgh. Not so well done to … http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/05/well-done-to-edinburgh-not-so-well-done-to.html Ledbury Reporter : 31st May Herefordshire |Troubled Ledbury library to move to historic site Fears Ledbury library would close have been quashed after…

Libraries News Round-up: 30th May 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 30th May DCMS ‘could be scrapped’, says Jarvis http://www.thebookseller.com/news/dcms-could-be-scrapped-says-jarvis.html The Galloway News : 30th May Stewartry library jobs to go in council shake-up Up to 50 jobs could go in council frontline services including libraries  across the…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th May 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th May Sefton and Manchester: libraries latest http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sefton-and-manchester-libraries-latest.html Manchester Evening News : 28th May Manchester’s Libraries reprieved amid ‘shambles’ claims Council bosses passed an  amended plan at their latest executive meeting after protests from  campaigners and a…

Libraries News Round-up: 27th May 2013

This Is Nottingham : 25th May Samantha Mattos: Libraries are a modern marvel Our visits have ensured that books and everything else the library has  to offer are uppermost in my daughter’s favourite things. http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/Samantha-Mattos-Libraries-modern-marvel/story-19088361-detail/story.html Canberra Times : 27th May…

Libraries News Round-up: 20th 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. SW Londoner : 20th May Gove faces backlash after South West London libraries insist children…

Libraries News Round-up: 18th 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. BBC News : 18th May Campaigners protest against Herefordshire Council cuts http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-22580529 Ledbury Reporter :…

Libraries News Round-up: 16th 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. THE INDEPENDENT : 16th May Children turn away from books in favour of reading electronically…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th 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. Liverpool Echo : 14th May Liverpool’s revamped Central Library is a cathedral of knowledge (Video)…