Tag: Sandwell libraries

Libraries News Round-up: 11 October 2016

The Guardian | 11 October Government to probe ‘devastating’ Lancashire library closures https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/oct/11/government-to-probe-lancashire-library-closures Public Sector Executive | 11 October Government investigating complaints about Lancashire library closures http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/government-investigating-complaints-about-lancashire-library-closures Birmingham Mail : 11 October Rent library space to coffee shops to prevent…

Libraries News Round-up: 18 January 2016

Telegraph & Argus : 18th January Bradford | Councillors protest over length and location of libraries closures consultation meeting “It’s barmy not to engage with people – the Council must consult properly” http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/14211085.Councillors_protest_over_length_and_location_of_libraries_closures_consultation_meeting/ Kent Online : 18th January Kent County Council proposes…

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: 14 May 2015

Express & Star : 14th MaySandwell libraries will be run by more volunteers amid council cutshttp://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-news/2015/05/14/sandwell-libraries-will-be-run-by-more-volunteers-amid-council-cuts/Kent News : 14th MayKCC committed to using charitable trust for library service, but can’t ‘move ahead’ yethttp://www.kentnews.co.uk/news/kcc_committed_to_using_charitable_trust_for_library_service_but_can_t_move_ahead_yet_1_4072959Messenger Newspapers : 14th MayTrafford | Community comes together to develop…

Library News Round-up: 4 February 2015

Brixton Buzz : 4th FebruarySave Lambeth Libraries – online petition launched on change.org http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/02/save-lambeth-libraries-online-petition-launched-on-change-org/ Coventry Observer : 3rd FebruaryLegal threat over library closures and council cuts http://www.coventryobserver.co.uk/2015/02/04/news-Legal-threat-over-library-closures-and-council-cuts-126088.html Express & Star : 4th FebruaryFive under-threat Sandwell libraries saved from axeSome could move to share buildings…