Tag Archive for Lincolnshire

Libraries News Round-up: 7 August 2014

Islington Gazette : 7th AugustSecret Islington Council document: further details uncovered Libraries ‘options’ clarifiedDespite repeatedly promising not to close any libraries, both proposed plans for the future of book lending in the borough involve closure.http://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-courtsIslington Gazette : 7th AugustHalf libraries…

Libraries News Round-up: 24 July 2014

You Tube : 24th July 100s of schoolchildren sing protest song in order to keep their local library open http://youtu.be/2Lom2Tt2hIE Exmouth JournalLights, camera, action for library!When asked why the school got involved with the project, deputy headteacher David Perkins said:…

Libraries News Round-up: 23 July 2014

BBC News : 23rd JulyLibraries ‘crucial’ for local life, people tell Welsh Assembly inquiryhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-28423522ITV News : 23rd JulyLibraries ‘much more than books’ for Welsh communitieshttp://www.itv.com/news/wales/update/2014-07-23/libraries-much-more-than-books-for-welsh-communities/ National Assembly for Wales : July 2014Report – Public Libraries in Waleshttp://www.assemblywales.org/bus-home/bus-business-fourth-assembly-laid-docs/cr-ld9868-e.pdf?langoption=3&ttl=CR-LD9868%20-%20Report%20by%20the%20Communities%2C%20Equality%20and%20Local%20Government%20Committee%20on%20public%20libraries%20in%20WalesWales Online : 23rd JulyFancy…

Library News Round-up: 21 July 2014

Infoism : 21st JulyWhy I think we need to speak out against media assaults on public librarieshttp://infoism.co.uk/2014/07/why-i-think-we-need-to-speak-out-against-media-assaults-on-public-libraries/Spalding Guardian : 21st JulyCouncil leaders bid to save libraries offerPlans to reform Lincolnshire’s library service are in limbo ….http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/lifestyle-and-leisure/council-leaders-bid-to-save-libraries-offer-1-6191089The Star : 21st JulyD-Day…

Libraries News Round-up: 17 July 2014

Today’s news items, with thanks to Shirley Burnham.  Bournemouth Echo : 17th JulyFears Poole council will axe valuable mobile library service used by vulnerable residentshttp://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/districts/poole/11345362.Axing_popular_mobile_library_would_cause____uproar___/Redditch Advertiser : 17th JulyWorcestershire | Wythall Library’s future looks to have been securedhttp://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/11348719.Wythall_Library__39_s_future_looks_to_have_been_secured/Leon’s Library Blog : 17th…

Libraries News Round-up: 11 July 2014

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 11th JulyInside the Library Judicial Review – A Campaigner Reportshttp://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/07/11/inside-the-libraryjudicialreview-a-campaigner-reports/ Grimsby Telegraph : 11th JulyOutcry at libraries shake-up proposals affecting Humberston, Scartho, Willows, Grant Thorold, Nunsthorpe & Laceby http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Outcry-libraries-shake-plan/story-21450514-detail/story.html Don’t Privatise Libraries : 11th JulyLibrary workers on #J10Strike http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/library-workers-on-j10strike.html Wirral Globe :…

Libraries News Round-up: 9 July 2014

BBC News – Education : 8th July School libraries ‘should be counted’, say MPs and peers  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-28209254 APPG Report - The Beating Heart of the School BBC News – Radio Lincolnshire First-hand report on the Judicial Review on iPlayer – 2…

Libraries News Round-up: 4 July 2014

To everyone : There’s a Thunderclap for Lincolnshire Libraries here > Please join in! https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/13483-can-you-savelibraries-today?locale=en BookBrunch: 4th July Impassioned Sieghart is star turn at PLS annual meeting http://www.bookbrunch.co.uk/article_free.asp?pid=impassioned_sieghart_is_star_turn_at_pls_annual_meeting  Leon’s Library Blog : 4th July The insidious phrase http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/07/04/the-insidious-phrase/ Alan Gibbons Blog…

Libraries News Round-up: 29 June 2014

BBC One Midlands : 29th June On iPlayer : BBC Sunday Politics Show  Libraries > @ 47.12 mins in – & continues with Alan Gibbons’s interview @ 50.15 mins in http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b046v7xb/sunday-politics-west-midlands-29062014 … CLIK : 29th June Campaigning for Libraries in Kent new  …. They are…

Libraries News Round-up: 26 June 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th June Pubs could deliver more future library services http://www.thebookseller.com/news/pubs-could-deliver-more-future-library-services.html LGA Magazine by William Sieghart – ‘Future Libraries’ http://www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/first-features/-/journal_content/56/10180/6287803/NEWS Don’t Privatise Libraries : 26th June Dawn of the Unread, Merrick Cockell, franchising & Sieghart’s message to the…

Libraries News Round-up: 4 June 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 4th June Libraries’ economic contribution ‘can only be measured long-term’ Public libraries have an economic impact on their communities that far exceeds their “traditional perception”, according to a report released by Arts Council England (ACE). http://www.thebookseller.com/news/libraries-economic-contribution-can-only-be-measured-long-term.html ACE…

Libraries News Round-up: 2 June 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 2nd June Support for statutory school libraries grows http://www.thebookseller.com/news/support-statutory-school-libraries-grows.html Public Libraries News : 1st June Public Library Standards in England http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/useful/documents/public-library-standards-in-England Don’t Privatise Libraries : 2nd June Volunteer limitations  ‘Volunteering has been our Achilles heel’ - A report…

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: 31 May 2014

Leon’s Library Blog : 31st May A favourable outcome? Lincolnshire JR discussed http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/05/31/a-favourable-outcome/ Hinckley Times : 31st May Leicestershire | Have your say on library cuts  http://www.hinckleytimes.net/news/local-news/your-say-library-cuts-7187311

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 :…