Tag: library closures

Libraries News Round-up: 25th August 2013

Market Rasen Mail : 25th August Letter | Councillor Anne Reynolds : E-Petition to Save Libraries http://www.marketrasenmail.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/letter-e-petition-to-save-libraries-1-5410899 Don’t Privatise Libraries : 25th August A pint and a book please http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/a-pint-and-book-please.html Phil Bradley’s Weblog : 24th August PayDay loans and libraries http://philbradley.typepad.com/phil_bradleys_weblog/2013/08/payday-loans-and-libraries.html

Libraries News Round-up: 16th August 2013

CLOA : 16th August Yinnon Ezra, DCMS Specialist Advisor on Libraries blogs on making savings in public libraries  http://blog.cloa.org.uk/2013/08/16/an-approach-to-making-savings-in-public-libraries/  THE BOOKSELLER : 16th August Protest mounts over Lincolnshire library closures http://www.thebookseller.com/news/protest-mounts-over-lincolnshire-library-closures.html Louth Leader : 16th August Add your voice to…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st August 2013

CILIP : 1st August New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed CILIP : 31st July New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed Library Journal : 1st August Ian Clark | UK Report Recommends Author…

Libraries News Round-up: 31st July 2013

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 31st July Council defends decision to stock extremist books at Woolwich library http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10214547/Council-defends-decision-to-stock-extremist-books-Woolwich-library.html Booktrade Info : 31st July Irate UK librarians call for no confidence vote on Minister Vaizey http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/48680 Good Library Guide : 31st July Copyright-…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th July 2013

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 24th July Children ‘too distracted by technology to listen to stories’ It has revamped its library and introduced a Jackanory-style “storytelling   space” to encourage teachers, librarians and visiting authors to read aloud   to young children. Miss Kelleher…

Libraries News Round-up: 25th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th July CILIP to debate ‘no confidence’ motion in Vaizey https://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-debate-no-confidence-motion-vaizey.html Communitiesagainstthecuts.com : 25th July Library campaigners slam business influence on arrangements to run Library of Birmingham Library campaigners have criticised the unrepresentative composition of the proposed…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th July 2013

THE INDEPENDENT : 12th July Campaigners warn of libraries in crisis across England http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/campaigners-warn-of-libraries-in-crisis-across-england-8706460.html THE GUARDIAN : 12th July Library campaigners predict 1,000 closures by 2016 http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/jul/12/library-campaigners-1000-closures-2016 Public Libraries News : 11th July DCMS to consult on abolishing an already…

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: 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)…