Tag: reduced library hours

Libraries News Round-up: 28 November 2016

Public Libraries News : 27th November Editorial | The usage of the Summer Reading Challenge is down. Why? http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/11/the-usage-of-the-summer-reading-challenge-is-down-why.html Express & Star : 28th November Walsall | Campaigners fight for future of closure-threatened Aldridge Library – WATCH & PICTURES http://www.expressandstar.com/picture-galleries/news-video/2016/11/28/campaigners-fight-for-future-of-closure-threatened-aldridge-library-at-protest-watch-and-pictures/aldprotest-08-tt-26-jpg/ Edinburgh Evening News : 28th…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 August 2016

Public Libraries News : 24th August Editorial | A Labour library mess-up and the police in libraries http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/08/a-labour-library-mess-up-and-the-police-in-libraries.html Coventry Telegraph : 25th August Letter | ‘Anyone who thinks this is a good idea has no concept of what a library…

Library News Round-up: 15 January 2015

Lincolnshire | Urgent News – The Friends of Deeping Libraryhttp://us3.forward-to-friend.com/forward/preview?u=a40ebd566abc6427e8927e380&id=7f012c75c0THE INDEPENDENT : 15th JanuaryIt’s more than just sentiment that makes the loss of Britain’s libraries so deeply troublinghttp://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/its-more-than-just-sentiment-that-makes-the-loss-of-britain-libraries-so-deeply-troubling-9979843.htmlTHE BOOKSELLER : 15th January‘Eighteen months to implement Sieghart’, says library task force chair Paul…

Library News Round-up: 14 December 2014

FINANCIAL TIMES : 14th DecemberAcclaimed library to halve hours after just one yearhttp://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c1e0c9e0-81fa-11e4-b9d0-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3LsXJtDiiTHE OBSERVER : 14th DecemberWhisper it quietly, the book is back … and here’s the man leading the revival http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/14/book-revival-james-daunt-waterstonesDon’t Privatise Libraries : 14th DecemberSave Barnet Librarieshttp://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/save-barnet-libraries.htmlDon’t Privatise Libraries…

Libraries News Round-up: 28 September 2014

Public Libraries News : 27th SeptemberSpecial Report |  CILIP PMLG Debate: “This house believes that local authorities are still the best way to deliver the public library service” http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/09/special-report-this-house-believes-that-local-authorities-are-still-the-best-way-to-deliver-the-public-library-service-cilip-pmlg-debate-27th-september-2014.html BBC News : 28th SeptemberSun, sea, sand – but a summer without broadbandBBC’s Technology reporter…

Libraries News Round-up: 13 July 2014

Alan Gibbons : 12th JulyEd Vaizey states the blindingly obvioushttp://alangibbons.net/2014/07/ed-vaizey-states-the-blindingly-obvious/Alan Gibbons : 12th July Quote of the day “….no authority should close a library solely to save costs”  —  Culture Minister Ed Vaizey http://alangibbons.net/2014/07/quote-of-the-day-73/ Public Libraries News Society of Chief…

Libraries News Round-up: 21st March 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 21st March Sieghart submissions highlight library ‘lottery’ CILIP quoted http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sieghart-submissions-highlight-library-lottery.html Huffington Post : 21st March The Death of Multiculturalism?  Newham’s libraries feature prominently http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/iram-sarwar/multiculturalism_b_5001582.html THE GUARDIAN : 21st March Manchester Central Library reopens after £50m revamp http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/21/manchester-central-library-reopens-50m-pound-revamp…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th March 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 17th March Bad news for books? The survival of libraries lies in positive promotion http://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2014/mar/17/bad-news-books-survival-libraries?commentpage=1  Public Libraries News : 16th March Editorial | The Library Cuts Symphony http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/03/the-library-cuts-symphony.html BBC News : 17th March New Quay library in Ceredigion to…

Libraries News Round-up: 11th March 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 11th March Survey shows deep class divide in reading habits Researchers from the University of Sheffield identify significant link between deprivation and not reading books http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/mar/11/survey-class-divide-reading-habits?commentpage=1 THE BOOKSELLER : 11th March Booktrust highlights ‘reading divide’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/booktrust-highlights-reading-divide.html Swindon…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th February 2014

Louth Leader : 14th February Save Lincolnshire Libraries campaigners express their support for library staff http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/local/save-lincolnshire-libraries-campaigners-express-their-support-1-5878123 BBC News : 14th February Dumfries & Galloway | Wigtown campaigners fight cut in book town library hours From April, opening hours are set to go…