Tag: Renfrewshire

Libraries news round-up: 27 July 2018

Leon’s Library Blog: 27 July The Positive and Negative Impact of Using Volunteers in Public Libraries Daily Record: 27 July Elected members demand answers from council and Renfrewshire Leisure over mobile library bus East London Guardian: 27 July Waltham Forest…

Libraries News Round-up: 2 February 2018

Newbury Today: 2 February West Berkshire | Novel idea to plug gap left by library closure Friends of Wash Common Library launch a book exchange. Plans to raise funds to open a volunteer-run library. https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/23369/novel-idea-to-plug-gap-left-by-library-closure.html Local Guardian: 2 February Merton | New…

Libraries News Round-up: 19 January 2018

The Bookseller: 19 January On borrowed time? Could the decline in library services and book loans put the future of reading in jeopardy?. https://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/borrowed-time-711926 Lancashire Telegraph: 19 January Barrowford Library to reopen http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/15866454.Barrowford_Library_to_reopen/ 2BR Lancashire: 19 January “Why is there…

Library News Round-up: 31 December 2014

Express & Star : 31st DecemberVolunteers to help run Black Country libraries under cost-cutting plans13 libraries in Dudley earmarked for a ‘transfer of management’http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/12/31/volunteers-to-help-run-black-country-libraries-under-cost-cutting-plans/Wales Online : 31st DecemberNewport Council ‘risks disowning literary hero Arthur Machen if library closes’ http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/newport-council-risks-disowning-literary-8365922Wales Online : 31st…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th May 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th May Sefton and Manchester: libraries latest http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sefton-and-manchester-libraries-latest.html Manchester Evening News : 28th May Manchester’s Libraries reprieved amid ‘shambles’ claims Council bosses passed an  amended plan at their latest executive meeting after protests from  campaigners and a…