Tag: Library closure

Libraries News Round-up: 1st September 2013

The Observer : 1st September Birmingham’s last hurrah for local pride before civic Britain is culled http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/01/birmingham-library-last-hurrah-civic-britain Spalding Guardian : 1st September Anger over plans to close libraries ” I can’t see the need or the point of any of…

Libraries News Round-up: 21st August 2013

PRIVATE EYE | Library News  Issue No. 1347 Item (1) Lincolnshire | Item (2) JLIS takeovers‏ available in all good newsagents Gainsborough Standard : 21st August Lincolnshire: Gainsborough MP condemns council’s plans for libraries “Yes, changes should be made to make our…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th August 2013

This Is Bristol : 14th August Come and meet us Simon Cook invitation extended, to discuss concerns about Bristol Central Library http://www.thisisbristol.co.uk/Come-meet-Simon-Cook/story-19654159-detail/story.html Daily Echo : 14th August Southampton |Plea to fund £1m new city library http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/10611522.Plea_to_fund___1m_new_city_library/ Harrow UNISON : 13th…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd July 2013

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 23rd July Alan Wylie | New blog – Localism and Libraries http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/localism-and-libraries.html Horncastle News : 23rd July Campaigners ready to fight to save Lincolnshire’s libraries             http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/local/campaigners-ready-to-fight-to-save-lincolnshire-s-libraries-1-5312275 Southport Visitor : 23rd July Fate of some of Southport’s…

Libraries News Round-up: 19th July 2013

They Work For You : 18th July Written Answer – Q Public Libraries | The minimum statutory requirement http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2013-07-18a.162017.h&s=speaker%3A11905#g162017.r0 THE GUARDIAN | Culture Professionals Network : 18th July Arts Council England’s annual review – what’s your verdict? As culture professionals, we…

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: 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: 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…