Tag: Save Lincs Libraries

Library News Round-up: 6 August 2015

Liverpool Echo : 6th AugustCampaigners plan protest at Liverpool town hall over changes to libraries Alan Gibbons is debating with Mayor Anderson on the Town Hall steps tomorrow morning.  Radio Merseyside. 8amhttp://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/campaigners-plan-protest-liverpool-town-9801086 Barry & District News : 6th AugustRhoose library campaigners…

Library News Round-up: 28 July 2015

BBC News : 28th JulyLincolnshire County Council wins second library court battlehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-33622882The Lincolnite : 28th JulyLincolnshire library cuts challenge dismissed, and one Lincoln facility to closehttp://thelincolnite.co.uk/2015/07/lincolnshire-library-cuts-challenge-dismissed-and-one-lincoln-facility-to-close/Spalding Guardian : 28th JulyHigh Court sides with Lincolnshire CC as authority blames Save Lincs Libraries for “wasting”…

Lincs libraries – madness!

Laura Swaffield, Chair of The Library Campaign, writes, Nothing rational explains the decision by pig-headed Lincs County Council to destroy most of their library service – even though they don’t need to! They insist on dumping 30 libraries on to…

Libraries News Round-up: 20 September 2014

CILIP’s Big Day and AGM : 20th SeptemberSieghart warns that libraries are at a “Beeching moment” http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/inspiring-member-achievements-and-important-decisions-cilip-s-big-day-and-agm Boston Target : 20th SeptemberLincs libraries could be saved by not for profit organisationhttp://www.bostontarget.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-saved-profit-organisation/story-22932079-detail/story.htmlPortsmouth News : 19th SeptemberLibrary cuts mark a ‘black day’ for Hampshire…

Library News Round-up: 21 July 2014

Infoism : 21st JulyWhy I think we need to speak out against media assaults on public librarieshttp://infoism.co.uk/2014/07/why-i-think-we-need-to-speak-out-against-media-assaults-on-public-libraries/Spalding Guardian : 21st JulyCouncil leaders bid to save libraries offerPlans to reform Lincolnshire’s library service are in limbo ….http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/lifestyle-and-leisure/council-leaders-bid-to-save-libraries-offer-1-6191089The Star : 21st JulyD-Day…

Libraries News Round-up: 17 July 2014

Today’s news items, with thanks to Shirley Burnham.  Bournemouth Echo : 17th JulyFears Poole council will axe valuable mobile library service used by vulnerable residentshttp://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/districts/poole/11345362.Axing_popular_mobile_library_would_cause____uproar___/Redditch Advertiser : 17th JulyWorcestershire | Wythall Library’s future looks to have been securedhttp://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/11348719.Wythall_Library__39_s_future_looks_to_have_been_secured/Leon’s Library Blog : 17th…

Libraries News Round- up: 16 May 2014

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 16th May GLL and the most visited library in London? http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/gll-and-most-visited-library-in-london.html  Leon’s Library Blog : 16th May What does Labour think? Continuing the theme of labour politicians; four weeks and two emails later I am still waiting…

Libraries News Round-up: 15th April 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 15th April Shadow culture minister condemns Lincolnshire library cuts http://www.thebookseller.com/news/shadow-culture-minister-condemns-lincolnshire-library-cuts.html Lincolnshire Echo : 15th October Helen Goodman MP: plan to axe 30 Lincolnshire libraries is “disgraceful” http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Helen-Goodman-MP-plan-axe-30-Lincolnshire/story-20959902-detail/story.html Lincolnshire Echo : 15th April Slideshow of photos http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Helen-Goodman-MP-plan-axe-30-Lincolnshire/story-20959902-detail/story.html The Lincolnite:…

Libraries News Round-up: 22nd September 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 22nd September Government has failed on library closures, says children’s laureate  http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/sep/22/government-failed-library-closures-malorie-blackman THE GUARDIAN : 22nd September What libraries do for us – and me | Malorie Blackman  http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/22/what-libraries-do-for-childrens-literacy Horncastle News : 22nd September Letter |Let me know…