Tag: protestors

Libraries News Round-up: 12 July

Ipswich Star: 11 July Suffolk | Ipswich’s Rosehill Library reopens after five-week closure for revamp South Wales Argus: 12 July Major works set for Maindee library in Newport Funding for the charity running library with volunteers received from Arts Council Wales…

Libraries News Round-up: 16 March 2016

Barrhead News : 16th March Barrhead’s library is safe from closure amidst East Renfrewshire Council cuts East Renfrewshire libraries stay open but hours cut http://www.barrheadnews.com/news/14345123.Libraries_will_not_close_despite_funding_cuts/ The Northern Echo : 16th March Council chiefs admit Darlington’s library closure plan will cost…

Libraries News Round-up: 26 October 2015

Public Libraries News : 26th OctoberTim Larden – The Risk Exposures of Volunteer Libraries Tim Larden is the Managing Director of Ladbrook Insurance, a specialist in working with non-profit groups.http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/volunteer-run-libraries/practicalities/the-risk-exposures-of-volunteer-librariesITV News : 26th OctoberProtests over proposed cuts to council services in…

Library News Round-up: 16 May 2015

Birmingham Mail : 16th MayPolice called as Library of Birmingham protesters stage sit in http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/police-called-library-birmingham-protesters-9267820Keighley News : 16th MaySocial and health care workers could become mobile librarians, claims Keighley-district councillor http://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/12954993.Social_workers_and_health_care_workers_to_become_mobile_librarians_/

Library News Round-up: 18 March 2015

ITV News : 18th MarchCampaigners protest (today) against cuts to Southampton librarieshttp://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2015-03-18/campaigners-protest-against-cuts-to-southampton-libraries/ Daily Echo : 18th MarchVIDEO and article | Protesters marching to save Southampton librarieshttp://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/11863368.VIDEO__Protesters_marching_to_save_Southampton_libraries/ PRIVATE EYE  Issue No. 1388 Library News (p.30) – Abergavenny available in newsagents Leon’s Library Blog : 18th MarchReply from the…

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…

Libraries News Round-up: 6th December 2013

BBC News : 6th December Somerset | Library volunteers scheme criticised by community group http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-25256102 THE GUARDIAN : 6th December Authors’ Public Lending Right payments frozen http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/dec/06/authors-public-lending-right-payments-frozen THE BOOKSELLER : 6th December Pembrokeshire reviews mobile libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/pembrokeshire-reviews-mobile-libraries.html BBC News : 6th December…

Libraries News Round-up: 13th October 2013

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 13th October Speak up for Libraries Conference 23/11/13; Resisting, Improving and Promoting! http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/speak-up-for-libraries-conference.html  The Star : 13th October Letter | I prefer a library to a council office makeover http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/i-prefer-a-library-to-a-council-office-makeover-1-6141485 Sheffield Telegraph : 13th October Clegg’s anger over library…

Libraries News Round-up: 25th September 2013

Public Libraries News : 24th September Editorial | Past President of CILIP helps lead plans for volunteer library http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/09/past-president-of-cilip-helps-lead-plans-for-volunteer-library.html BBC News : 25th September Sunderland City Council to close nine libraries http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-24274982 Sunderland Echo : 25th September Protestors slam ‘undemocratic’ council after…

Libraries News Round-up: 22nd July 2013

Fortune Magazine : 22nd July Amazon versus your public library http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/07/22/amazon-9/ Spalding Guardian : 22nd July Video | Protestors make voices heard at libraries consultation Coun Phil Dilks led the protest outside. He said: “We’re objecting to  the consultation being…

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…