Tag: public libraries

Libraries News Round-up: 19th August 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th August McKearney to step down at The Reading Agency  “My passion and expertise is literacy, literature and libraries, so …” https://www.thebookseller.com/news/mckearney-step-down-reading-agency.html The Lincolnite : 19th August 17 jobs would go in Lincolnshire Co-op library takeover, say…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th August 2013

LGA | Free Libraries Leadership Seminar for new library portfolio holders  12 September 2013 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Local Government House, London  (Librarians unrepresented) http://www.local.gov.uk/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=81e53d51-6e82-42b1-835d-3eb85b5453db&groupId=10171 Spalding Today : 17th August Letter – Libraries: Represent the people who put you there http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/opinion/letters/libraries-represent-the-people-who-put-you-there-1-5382771…

Libraries News Round-up: 16th August 2013

CLOA : 16th August Yinnon Ezra, DCMS Specialist Advisor on Libraries blogs on making savings in public libraries  http://blog.cloa.org.uk/2013/08/16/an-approach-to-making-savings-in-public-libraries/  THE BOOKSELLER : 16th August Protest mounts over Lincolnshire library closures http://www.thebookseller.com/news/protest-mounts-over-lincolnshire-library-closures.html Louth Leader : 16th August Add your voice to…

Libraries News Round-up: 15th August 2013

Civil Society : 14th August Big Lottery Fund should fund council services, say Welsh local authorities http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/fundraising/news/content/15881/big_should_fund_council_services_say_welsh_local_authorities The Enquirer : 15th August Outraged residents campaign against Southend library cuts “It is crazy that the Council are funding the Forum for…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th August 2013

This Is Bristol : 14th August Come and meet us Simon Cook invitation extended, to discuss concerns about Bristol Central Library http://www.thisisbristol.co.uk/Come-meet-Simon-Cook/story-19654159-detail/story.html Daily Echo : 14th August Southampton |Plea to fund £1m new city library http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/10611522.Plea_to_fund___1m_new_city_library/ Harrow UNISON : 13th…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th August 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th August ‘Spiral of decline’ for Anglesey’s libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/spiral-decline-angleseys-libraries.html Public Libraries News : 11th August Editorial | Go in poor, leave feeling rich http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/08/go-in-poor-leave-feeling-rich.html This Is Lincolnshire : 12th August Lincoln ‘save our libraries’ protest march date…

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

Libraries News Round-up: 4th August 2013

Public Libraries News : 4th August CILIP’s suggested new name revealed, the e-lending pilot takes shape … and the rest of the news http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/08/cilips-suggested-new-name-revealed-the-e-lending-pilot-takes-shape-and-the-rest-of-the-news.html Cumbernauld News : 4th August North Lanarkshire | Town centre library bought to book             “People who…

Libraries News Round-up: 3rd August 2013

DAILY MAIL : 3rd August Librarian, 57, who stood up to a family of yobs was arrested and forced to wear ‘degrading’ hood by police Sussex, England http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2383863/Librarian-57-stood-family-yobs-arrested-forced-wear-degrading-hood-police.html Good Library Guide : 3rd August There are still taxpayers paying for…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd August 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 2nd August Library e-lending pilots take shape https://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-e-lending-pilots-take-shape.html This Is Croydon Today : 2nd August Privatisation of Croydon libraries rubber-stamped http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/Privatisation-Croydon-libraries-rubber-stamped/story-19605296-detail/story.html#axzz2aq9wNJuR This Is Local London : 2nd August Harrow Library changes to be rolled out over the…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st August 2013

CILIP : 1st August New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed CILIP : 31st July New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed Library Journal : 1st August Ian Clark | UK Report Recommends Author…

Libraries News Round-up: 31st July 2013

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 31st July Council defends decision to stock extremist books at Woolwich library http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10214547/Council-defends-decision-to-stock-extremist-books-Woolwich-library.html Booktrade Info : 31st July Irate UK librarians call for no confidence vote on Minister Vaizey http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/48680 Good Library Guide : 31st July Copyright-…

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: 25th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th July CILIP to debate ‘no confidence’ motion in Vaizey https://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-debate-no-confidence-motion-vaizey.html Communitiesagainstthecuts.com : 25th July Library campaigners slam business influence on arrangements to run Library of Birmingham Library campaigners have criticised the unrepresentative composition of the proposed…