Tag: library staff

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd September 2013

THE BIG ISSUE : 2nd September Andrew Carnegie: the billionaire benefactor of Great Britain  (Sydenham Library, Lewisham) A petition was launched to keep it open, but it took local business owner Darren Taylor, who had already saved two other libraries in…

Libraries News Round-up: 5th August 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 5th August Date set for National Libraries Day 2014 http://www.thebookseller.com/news/date-set-national-libraries-day-2014.html CILIP : 5th August National Libraries Day to take place on Saturday 8 February 2014 http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/national-libraries-day-take-place-saturday-8-february-2014

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: 10th July 2013

PRIVATE EYE Issue No. 1344: 12-25th July Library News | Barking & Dagenham (p.28) Public Libraries News : 9th July Editorial | CILIP gamble on rebranding passes one barrier, at some cost.  6 libraries pass to volunteers, Bury lose nearly…