Tag: Lincolnshire

Libraries News Round-up: 29th July 2013

LocalGov : 29th July Croydon outsources library services The council has signed an eight-year contract with John Laing Integrated Services (JLIS). http://www.localgov.co.uk/index.cfm?method=news.detail&id=110572 DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th July Judicial review process to be made tougher The Ministry of Justice is to…

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: 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: 21st July 2013

Rutland Times : 21st July Lincolnshire villages could lose mobile libraries http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/local/lincolnshire-villages-could-lose-mobile-libraries-1-5304600 Spalding Guardian : 21st July ‘You have the power to save your library’ At a well-attended public meeting last Thursday at the Deeping Community Centre regarding the closure…

Libraries News Round-up: 18th July 2013

Bucks Free Press : 17th July Sir Terry Pratchett returns to Beaconsfield Library http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/10554442.Sir_Terry_Pratchett_returns_to_Beaconsfield_Library/ BBC News : 18th July Almost 40% of army recruits have reading age of 11, MPs warn http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23346693 York Press : 18th July Social enterprise will…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th July 2013

THE INDEPENDENT : 17th July The austerity story: How Spain fell in love with books again as locals flood back to libraries http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/the-austerity-story-how-spain-fell-in-love-withbooks-again-as-locals-flood-back-to-libraries-8714705.html Spalding Today : 17th July Community shows united front in fight for (Deepings) library http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/community-shows-united-front-in-fight-for-library-1-5289535 Socialist Party…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th July 2013

Public Libraries News : 13th July Editorial |1 2 3 Creepy House! http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/07/1-2-3-creepy-house.html Iran Book News Agency : 14th July Library campaigners predict 1,000 closures by 2016 in U.K. http://www.ibna.ir/vdchzknzx23nqid.01t2.html Boston Standard : 14th July Lincolnshire | Campaign group vows…

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: 8th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 8th July Move to halt CILIP rebrand defeated https://www.thebookseller.com/news/move-halt-cilip-rebrand-defeated.html The Star : 8th July Sheffield library legal challenge fears The possibility of a legal challenge over library closures was discussed in internal emails between officers and councillors,…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th July 2013

Public Libraries News : 7th July Editorial |Mail somehow uses library rebrand to link librarians with mass murderer including details of newspaper reports, blogs and social media coverage – CILIP rebranding http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/07/mail-somehow-uses-library-rebrand-to-link-librarians-with-mass-murderer.html The Times : 7th July Letter : “the…

Libraries News Round-up: 6th July 2013

DAILY MAIL : 6th July The Knowledge People? Attempted rebrand gets librarians raising their voices in outrage http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2357307/The-knowledge-people-Attempted-rebrand-gets-librarians-raising-voices-outrage.html The story was also published earlier today on Page 4 of ‘The Times’ (behind ££Paywall) Sunderland Echo : 5th July The final…

Libraries News Round-up: 3rd July 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 3rd July Let’s keep doing it by the book: why we shouldn’t cut libraries Two contributors explain why they are against council plans to cut the number of libraries in Lincolnshire by more than half http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jul/03/why-we-should-not-cut-libraries Retford…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd July 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 2nd July Councils call for the abolition of six core Whitehall departments Sir Merrick Cockell has warned that 56 councils risk collapse unless changes are made to their funding and management http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jul/02/councils-call-for-abolition-whitehall-departments Market Rasen Mail : 2nd…

Libraries News Round-up: 29th June 2013

Rutland Times : 29th June Lincolnshire | Glimmer of hope in fight to save Deepings library http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/local/glimmer-of-hope-in-fight-to-save-deepings-library-1-5232635 Birmingham Mail : 29th June Goodbye Birmingham Central Library http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/gallery-goodbye-birmingham-central-library-4731792 Southend Echo : 29th June Volunteer idea ‘will kill’ library The Friends of…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th June 2013

CILIP : 27th June What the Government’s Spending Review means for library and information services http://www.cilip.org.uk/news-media/pages/news130627.aspx THE BOOKSELLER : 28th June Government to consult on PLR extension http://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-consult-plr-extension.html THE BOOKSELLER : 28th June Teachers ‘frustrated’ over Reading for Pleasure https://www.thebookseller.com/news/teachers-frustrated-over-reading-pleasure.html…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th June 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 24th June Warning of major threat to Welsh library services http://www.thebookseller.com/news/warning-major-threat-welsh-library-services.html Wales Online : 24th June Libraries depts could be wiped out under swingeing budget cuts, council leader warns http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/libraries-departments-could-wiped-out-4701894 The Lincolnite : 24th June Campaigners opposed…