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Libraries News Round-up: 10 June 2014

Public Libraries News : 9th June Editorial | Shadow minister Helen Goodman MP shows an interest http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/06/shadow-minister-helen-goodman-mp-shows-an-interest.html Question Everything : 10th June Power to the People How are you supposed to represent people when you haven’t asked them for their views? http://questioneverythingtheytellyou.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/power-to-people.html…

Libraries News Round-up: 1 June 2014

BBC News : 1st June Save Lincolnshire Libraries establishes fighting fund http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-27655027 Herts & Essex Observer : 1st June Essex | £1m new fund to support voluntary groups & projects aimed at strengthening community-led activityhttp://www.hertsandessexobserver.co.uk/News/Uttlesford/New-fund-to-support-Essex-charities-receives-1m-boost-20140601173005.htm Wales Online : 1st June Angry protesters…

Libraries News Round-up: 30 May 2014

Save Croydon Libraries : 30th May Carillion’s Curse…part 1   http://soslibrary.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/carillions-cursepart-1.html The Echo : 30th May ‘Rainbow coalition’ could scrap Tory schemes Controversial plans to build a seawall in Shoebury, close care homes and remove librarians could be scrapped under a new rainbow…

Libraries News Round-up: 22 May 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 22nd May Kent looks to outsource over 90 libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/kent-looks-outsource-over-90-libraries.html Local Government Chronicle : 22nd May Nottingamshire: a radical way forward  http://www.lgcplus.com/topics/procurement/notthingamshire-a-radical-way-forward/5070926.article?blocktitle=&contentID= THE BOOKSELLER : 22nd May New management structure for PLR http://www.thebookseller.com/news/new-management-structure-plr.html ITV News : 21st…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th May 2014

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 9th May Congratulations on your SCL appointment: an open letter to Helen Drakard http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/05/09/congratulations-on-your-scl-appointment-an-open-letter-to-helen-drakard/ Leon’s Library Blog : 9th May Challenge Accepted? http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/05/09/challenge-accepted/ Penarth Times : 8th May Vale of Glamorgan | Library staff break silence http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11199038.Library_staff_break_silence/?ref=var_0 Ham…

Libraries News Round-up: 8th May 2014

South Wales Evening Post : 8th May Resolven Library users wave farewell to librarians – before volunteers move in to take over http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/Resolven-Library-users-wave-farewell-librarians/story-21074735-detail/story.html Lincolnshire Echo : 7th May Lincs libraries: Over 100 library staff wanted redundancy rather than county council…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th May 2014

BBC News : 7th May National Assembly for Wales | Digital Inclusion Delivery Plan: ‘Dead or resting?’ Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies called for a greater understanding of the role of libraries in facilitating internet access for people with disabilities. http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/wales-27307852 BBC News :…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th April 2014

Lincolnshire Echo : 28th April Lincolnshire libraries closure delayed until High Court hearing result http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-closure-delayed-High-Court/story-21024322-detail/story.html The Star : 27th April Closed Doncaster village libraries to be auctioned http://www.thestar.co.uk/what-s-on/out-about/closed-doncaster-village-libraries-to-be-auctioned-1-6582617 Scarborough News : 28th April North Yorkshire | Parish council steps in to help…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th April 2014

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 26th April Public Libraries UK Plc or the ACE/Locality report on ‘enterprising libraries’ http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/public-libraries-uk-plc-or-acelocality.html Locality : March 2014 Enabling Enterprise in Libraries Prepared by Locality, commissioned by ACE http://locality.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Locality-Enabling-Enterprise-in-Libraries.pdf

Libraries News Round-up: 21st April 2014

Reading for London : 16th April Guest post: Library campaigner Alan Wylie http://readingforlondon.com/2014/04/16/guest-post-library-campaigner-alan-wylie/ News North Wales : 21st April Radnorshire | Go-ahead for new library http://www.newsnorthwales.co.uk/news/133016/go-ahead-for-new-library.aspx Peterborough Telegraph : 20th April Volunteers step up campaign to keep Deepings Library running “Most of us…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th April 2014

This Is Local London : 12th April Greenwich libraries extend opening hours following public demand  http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/11145261.Greenwich_libraries_extend_opening_hours_following_public_demand/ Get Hampshire : 12th April Library staff jobs under threat in council bid to save money http://www.gethampshire.co.uk/news/local-news/library-staff-hampshire-face-job-6981339 Maidenhead Advertiser : 12th April Royal Borough…

Libraries News Round-up: 11th April 2014

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 11th April 346 staff cut from London libraries since 2011/12 http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/346-staff-cut-from-london-libraries.html  Lincolnshire Echo : 11th April Sir Edward Leigh MP tells Lincolnshire CC to think again over closures http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-Sir-Edward-Leigh-tells/story-20948722-detail/story.html Lincolnshire Echo : 11th April County council…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th April 2014

Michael Rosen : 9th April Open letter to Sajid Javid, the new Culture Minister  Perhaps you know about the terrible crisis we have in libraries, depriving people of access to knowledge and culture. http://michaelrosenblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/open-letter-to-sajid-javid-new-culture.html?spref=tw&m=1 ITV News : 9th April Lincolnshire…

Libraries News Round-up: 31st March 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 31st March A school library is an equaliser Anna James is The Bookseller’s books and media editor http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/school-library-equaliser.html THE BOOKSELLER : 31st March North Yorks school library service to close School library services have closed across the…