Tag: Liverpool City Council

Libraries News Round-up: 12 February 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 12th February Letters : Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool; Cllr Iain Malcolm Leader, South Tyneside council; Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg, Taunton, Somerset; and  Shareen Campbell Swindon, Wiltshire http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/12/hard-hit-northern-councils-hit-back-over-tory-slush-fund Sheffield Telegraph : 12th February Book loans drop by one-third at Sheffield’s volunteer-run libraries http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/book-loans-drop-by-one-third-at-sheffield-s-volunteer-run-libraries-1-7729070 Swindon Advertiser : 12th…

Library News Round-up: 11 November 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 11th NovemberAuthors claim victory after Liverpool drops library closure plans http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/11/liverpool-library-closure-plans-carol-ann-duffy-caitlin-moranAlan Gibbons’ Diary : 10th NovemberLiverpool’s reprieved libraries: first thoughtshttp://alangibbons.net/2014/11/liverpools-reprieved-libraries-first-thoughts/Herald Scotland : 11th NovemberEast Renfrewshire | Pupils to help run libraries as full-time staff face axehttp://www.heraldscotland.com/news/education/pupils-to-help-run-libraries-as-full-time-staff-face-axe.25838033Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 11th…

Library News Round-up: 20 October 2014

Open Democracy : 20th OctoberOutsourcing: The government may intervene in the row over the ‘volunteer takeover’ of half the libraries in Sheffield https://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/laird-ryan/localismwatch-resources-20-october-2014Public Libraries News : 19th OctoberOld-fashioned libraries are what we need? Thoughts on the Battle of Ideas public libraries debatehttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/library-closing/conferences/old-fashioned-libraries-are-what-we-need-thoughts-on-the-battle-of-ideas-public-libraries-debate-19th-october-2014Liverpool…

Libraries News Round-up: 15 August 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 15th AugustLiverpool moves closer to library closureshttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/liverpool-moves-closer-library-closures.htmlA Sense of Place : 15th AugustLiverpool | Closing the librarieshttp://asenseofplaceblog.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/closing-the-libraries/Alan Gibbons Blog : 15th AugustLiverpool City Council to go ahead with eleven library closureshttp://alangibbons.net/2014/08/liverpool-city-council-to-go-ahead-with-eleven-library-closures/ Liverpool Echo : 15th AugustLiverpool Council to publicly consult…