Tag: Library membership

Libraries News Round-up: 4 April 2016

LGA : 4th April Councils defend ‘difficult’ service spending cuts http://www.localgov.co.uk/Councils-defend-difficult-service-spending-cuts/40612 LGA : 4th April Councils issuing thousands of ‘gagging orders’ suggest figures http://www.localgov.co.uk/Councils-issuing-thousands-of-gagging-orders-suggest-figures/40607 Brixton Buzz : 4th April Lambeth issues possession order as Carnegie Library campaigners stand firm on…

Libraries News Round-up: 3 April 2016

BBC News : 3rd April Lambeth library occupation continues, supported by community donations of food and bedding http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-35955378 DAILY MAIL : 3rd April Worth writing home about: Inside the most incredible libraries in Britain http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3513811/Worth-writing-home-Inside-incredible-libraries-Britain-Oxford-s-historic-reading-rooms-futuristic-wonder-Liverpool.html Chad.co.uk : 3rd April Nottinghamshire: Membership…

Library News Round-up: 27 August 2015

CILIP : 27th AugustCILIP calls on Councils to consider social & economic impact of library cuts when balancing the booksResponding to the Department for Communities & Local Government’s release of the provisional 2014/15 annual income and expenditure figures for Local…

Library News Round-up: 25 August 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th AugustScotland pilots automatic child library membershiphttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/scotland-pilots-automatic-child-library-membership-309787BBC News : 25th AugustScotland | Pilot schemes to give all children automatic library membershipFrom 7 September, every baby registered in the Glasgow area will be given a library card by the registrar.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-34048868Fife…

Library News Round-up: 5 March 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 5th MarchGovernment promotes child library membershiphttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-promotes-child-library-membershipNorthants Herald & Post : 5th March‘Thriving’ Northampton library praised by culture minister who says donation scheme is a great idea http://www.northampton-news-hp.co.uk/Thriving-Northampton-library-praised-culture/story-26124894-detail/story.html Palatinate : 5th MarchDurham | 90% of Collingwood College’s library stock to be removed and sold…

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…