Tag: North Yorkshire County Council

Libraries News Round-up: 11 July

Local Gov: 11 July Cutting services: a false economy? ‘…the Public Libraries and Museum Act 1964 requires library authorities to provide ‘a comprehensive and efficient library service’ for all persons who desire to make use of it and specifies particular…

Libraries News Round-up: 19 April 2016

You Tube Caitlin Moran –Save our Libraries https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKTfCz4JtVE&feature=youtu.be Lancashire Evening Post : 19th April Wyre Tories seek inspiration from York in bid to save libraries http://www.lep.co.uk/news/tories-seek-inspiration-from-yorkshire-in-bid-to-save-libraries-1-7862485 Napa Valley Register : 19th April U.S. Census Bureau Study:  Americans are abandoning wired home…

Libraries News Round-up: 13 April 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 13th April Saving libraries from cuts is crucial, say UK readers in survey http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/13/saving-libraries-from-cuts-is-crucial-say-uk-readers-in-survey BBC News : 13th April Dorset school library service scrapped http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-36036354 PRIVATE EYE Issue No. 1416 Library News | Hove’s Carnegie Library Available in newsagents…

Libraries News Round-up: 7 April 2016

Public Libraries News : 7th April Editorial | The other 11% are misinformed:  89% say public libraries are crucial http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/04/the-other-11-are-misinformed-89-say-public-libraries-are-crucial.html Doughty Street Chambers : 6th April High Court quashes decision to close Shropshire Library http://www.doughtystreet.co.uk/news/article/high-court-quashes-decision-to-close-shropshire-library THE BOOKSELLER : 7th April Teachers’ union…

Libraries News Round-up: 24 February 2016

DCMS : 16th February Letter | from Parliamentary Under Secretary of State to Lord Collins of Highbury http://data.parliament.uk/DepositedPapers/Files/DEP2016-0146/Letter_to_L._Collins_of_Highbury_16.02.16.pdf ITV News : 23rd February Libraries in Reading face Government cuts http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2016-02-23/libraries-in-reading-face-government-cuts/ Telegraph & Argus : 23rd February Bradford | Amended Council budget proposals could bring better…

Libraries News Round-up: 19 January 2016

On the Wight : 19th January What do we do if the money runs out? IOW council chief asks Government The council chief’s letter to the DCLG’s Shafi Khan is embedded in the article.   http://onthewight.com/2016/01/19/iwc-ceo-writes-to-government/ Harlow Star : 19th January Dementia sufferers in…

Libraries News Round-up: 11 January 2016

Shropshire Live : 11th January Judicial Review on Church Stretton Library to be heard in April http://www.shropshirelive.com/2016/01/11/judicial-review-on-church-stretton-library-to-be-heard-in-april/ Walsall Advertiser : 11th January Hundreds protest against planned closures of Walsall libraries http://www.walsalladvertiser.co.uk/8203-Hundreds-protest-planned-closures-Walsall/story-28504616-detail/story.html Express & Star : 11th January Walsall | More than 100…

Libraries News Round-up: 6 January 2016

CloudPro : 6th January Capita chosen as North Yorkshire library management system (LMS) provider http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/5714/capita-chosen-as-north-yorkshire-library-management-system-provider Longridge & Ribble Valley News : 6th January Lancashire | Battle cry to save Longridge Library http://www.longridgenews.co.uk/news/local/battle-cry-to-save-longridge-library-1-7658252 Wrekin News : 6th January Telford & Wrekin Council will…

Libraries News Round-up: 14 December 2015

ITV News : 14th December Leicestershire’s latest community library opens http://www.itv.com/news/central/update/2015-12-14/leicestershires-latest-community-library-opens-in-sileby/ Deprivation data: Sileby Library LE12 7RS scores 6745 out of 12,660 (where 1 is the least deprived) http://www.cuf.org.uk/parish/190185 Gazette & Herald : 14th December North Yorkshire | Leaders say maximum council tax rise “almost…

Libraries News Round-up: 13 December 2015

Public Libraries News : 13th December Editorial | The top public library trends of 2015 http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/12/the-top-public-library-trends-of-2015.html Yellow Advertiser : 13th December Southend | Reading project designed to help youngsters and less confident readers http://www.yellowad.co.uk/article.cfm?id=108424&headline=Reading%20project%20designed%20to%20help%20youngsters%20and%20less%20confident%20readers&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2015 Northern Echo : 11th December North Yorkshire | Writings on the wall…

Libraries News Round-up: 12 November 2015

Phil Bradley’s Weblog : 12th November CILIP’s weak statement to the Prime Minister http://philbradley.typepad.com/phil_bradleys_weblog/2015/11/cilips-weak-statement-to-the-prime-minister.html CILIP : 12th November CILIP calls on Prime Minister David Cameron to develop publicly-funded libraries http://www.cilip.org.uk/news/cilip-calls-prime-minister-david-cameron-develop-publicly-funded-libraries Leon’s Library Blog : 12th November Trusts v Volunteer Libraries.…

Libraries News Round-up: 9 October 2015

Chester Chronicle : 9th OctoberCheshire West librarian, Ian Anstice, receives national award http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/news/local-news/cheshire-west-librarian-receives-national-10226735The Argus : 9th OctoberHistoric Hove Library facing new closure threat http://m.theargus.co.uk/news/13836656.Historic_Hove_Library_facing_new_closure_threat/Wetherby News : 9th OctoberNorth Yorkshire | Libraries: how to get involved (as volunteers) http://www.wetherbynews.co.uk/news/local/libraries-how-to-get-involved-1-7503199 Brent & Kilburn Times : 9th OctoberLibrary campaigners win…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 September 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th SeptemberCILIP votes overwhelmingly against ‘amateurisation’ of library service http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-votes-against-amateurisation-library-service-313284Leon’s Library Blog : 25th SeptemberCilip AGM 2015 http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/09/25/cilip-agm-2015/ SCL : 25th September Library leaders across England and Wales confirm the welcome offered to refugees and asylum seekers from public libraries http://www.ascel.org.uk/sites/default/files/uploads/public/Libraries%20extend%20welcome%20to%20refugees%20and%20migrants.pdfShropshire Star :…

Library News Round-up: 16 July 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 16th JulyLincolnshire library campaigners head to high courthttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/lincolnshire-library-campaigners-head-high-court-307434Stamford Mercury : 15th JulyLincolnshire library cuts in High Court once morehttp://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news/community/community-news/lincolnshire-library-cuts-in-high-court-once-more-1-6851531Wales Online : 15th JulyCampaigners set to take their fight to save Rhoose Library to court http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/libraries-necessity-community-campaigners-set-9266070Ham & High :…

Library News Round-up: 11 July 2015

They Work For You : 10th JulyParliamentary Written Answer – Ed Vaizey | Pub Libs: Voluntary Workhttp://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/BBC News : 11th JulyLeicestershire county council upbeat over library handoverhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-33488186Whitby Gazette : 11th JulyNorth Yorkshire |Closed book on changes to libraries Over half the people surveyed about…

Library News Round-up: 7 July 2015

BBC News : 7th JulyProposal for more cuts to Isle of Wight library servicehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-33427010On The Wight : 7th JulyHave your say on the future of Isle of Wight librarieshttp://onthewight.com/2015/07/07/have-your-say-on-the-future-of-isle-of-wight-libraries/Minster FM News : 7th JulyNorth Yorkshire |  Library cuts go ahead with more…

Library News Round-up: 8 June 2015

Public Libraries News : 5th JuneThe Vaizey Network: 120 discuss the future of public librarieshttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/06/the-vaizey-network-120-discuss-the-future-of-public-libraries.htmlPublic Libraries News : 7th JuneAnother window-dressing review … and more on the increasingly disastrous Cambridge “Enterprise Centre”http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/06/another-window-dressing-review-and-more-on-the-increasingly-disastrous-cambridge-enterprise-centre.htmlTHE GUARDIAN : 8th JuneFathers not reading enough to…

Library News Round-up: 6 June 2015

BBC News : 5th JuneConsultation prompts North Yorkshire library staff rethinkLibraries in North Yorkshire will not be run entirely by volunteers after a public consultation revealed people were against the move.  The council said more than 17,000 took part in…

Library News Round-up: 31 May 2015

THE TIMES : 31st MayLetter | Reclaim librarieshttp://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/letters/article4456492.eceGazette Live : 31st MayNorth Yorkshire | Meeting to discuss Stokesley Library’s future7 p.m. Tuesday, 2nd Junehttp://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/meeting-discuss-stokesley-librarys-future-9362711 Lincolnshire Echo : 31st MaySix organisations make pitch to run Lincolnshire’s library serviceeach describedhttp://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/organisations-make-pitch-run-Lincolnshire-s/story-26581796-detail/story.html The Leader : 29th MayMembers call-in plan for…