Tag: National Libraries Day

Library News Round-up: 3 February 2015

Northampton News : 3rd FebruaryThe call has gone out for library guardians from across Northamptonshire to step forwardBy becoming a guardian, library users can contribute towards enhancing library services by making a one-off donation or a regular monthly payment to…

Library News Round-up: 2 February 2015

Public Libraries News : 1st February Editorial | Should one save all the libraries all the time? http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/02/should-one-save-all-the-libraries-all-the-time.html Lincolnshire Echo : 2nd February Save Lincolnshire Libraries stage pop-up library protest in Lincoln http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-stage-pop-library/story-25960827-detail/story.html Stamford Mercury : 2nd February Yellow ribbon protest planned…

Library News Round-up: 26 January 2015

Public Libraries News : 25th JanuaryEditorial | Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: the dilemma of a good librarian in austere times http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/01/damned-if-you-do-damned-if-you-dont-the-dilemma-of-a-good-librarian-in-austere-times.htmlHansard : 22nd January House of Lords | Libraries – Funding http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201415/ldhansrd/text/150122-0001.htm#15012259000346Romford Recorder : 26th JanuaryHavering budget cuts shake up after consultationproposals…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th March 2014

York Press : 14th March ‘Difficult’ savings to be made in county council’s 2020 North Yorkshire programme “If the goal is to protect services, people must step up to the mark as the alternative is losing them” http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/ryedale/11077470.___Difficult____savings_to_be_made_in_county_council_s_2020_North_Yorkshire_programme/?ref=rss Croydon Advertiser…

Libraries News Round-up: 20th February 2014

BBC News : 20th February Hampshire mobile library services face cutbacks  The consultation also includes changes to how libraries in Grayshott, Kingsclere and Milford on Sea are run. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-26269581 Cambridge News : 20th February £3m for two new libraries in…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th February 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th February Page: ‘new library review will bring real change’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/page-new-library-review-will-bring-real-change.html BBC Radio Lincolnshire : 12th February Row over future of Caistor library Council trying to hive this library off to volunteers despite a contract that has…

Libraries News Round-up: 11th February 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 11th February Lincolnshire library campaigners file for judicial review http://www.thebookseller.com/news/lincolnshire-library-campaigners-file-judicial-review.html BBC News : 11th February Lincolnshire group challenges council’s library change A campaign group is going to the High Court to challenge a move by Lincolnshire County…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th February 2014

DCMS | Sieghart Review – Open consultation Public libraries: what do you think? Call for evidence –  submit before 5pm on Friday 21 March 2014 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/public-libraries-what-do-you-think The above refers to this > DCMS | Press Release : 8th February William Sieghart to chair panel…

Libraries News Round-up: 8th February 2014

HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY! DCMS | Press Release : 8th February William Sieghart to chair panel to produce independent report on England’s public library service https://www.gov.uk/government/news/william-sieghart-to-chair-panel-to-produce-independent-report-on-englands-public-library-service THE BOOKSELLER : 8th February Sieghart to chair new library review http://thebookseller.com/node/227992 South Wales…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th February 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 7th February A local cheer for National Libraries Day The branch library around the corner is a shining example of why the resource is so vital across the country http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/feb/07/local-national-libraries-day-branch-vital THE BOOKSELLER : 7th February Liverpool library…

Libraries News Round-up: 6th February 2014

Liverpool Echo : 6th February Mayor’s warning as libraries facing axe in fresh cuts  … half of its libraries look set to close in the latest round of cutbacks. http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-mayors-warning-libraries-facing-6677442 Surrey County Council : 6th February Surrey and East Sussex join forces…

Libraries News Round-up: 3rd February 2014

BBC News : 3rd February Public libraries get online access to research journals The PLS says the move will “strengthen the position” of public libraries at a time when they are “under pressure”. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25981183 THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd February National…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th January 2014

Yon Hap News : 14th January S. Korea to greatly increase public libraries by 2018 http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/culturesports/2014/01/14/98/0701000000AEN20140114004600315F.html Booktrade Info : 14th January Best-selling Author Lesley Pearse Becomes First National Libraries Day Ambassador  http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/51636 THE BOOKSELLER : 14th January Pearse becomes National…

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

Library News Round-up: 8th February, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter Please note: BBC Breakfast – tomorrow – Alan Gibbons and John Dolan to discuss National Libraries Day…

National Libraries Day 2013 #NLD13

National Libraries Day 2013 will be held on Saturday the 9th February, with various events running in school, university, work place and public libraries in the week running up to the day.  To find out more about getting involved click here.…