Tag: Shropshire

Libraries News Round-up: 4 June 2016

Leon’s Library Blog : 4th June Every Little Helps..! https://leonslibraryblog.com/2016/06/04/every-little-helps/ Clitheroe Advertiser : 3rd June MP calls for county council to be placed in special measures http://www.clitheroeadvertiser.co.uk/news/local/mp-calls-for-county-council-to-be-placed-in-special-measures-1-7944798 Shropshire Star : 3rd June Why libraries boost our quality of life http://www.shropshirestar.com/lifestyle/blogs/2016/06/03/phil-gillam-why-libraries-boost-our-quality-of-life/

Libraries News Round-up: 1 April 2016

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 1st April scroll down: Letter | Sarah Church – Chair, Save Swindon’s Libraries Don’t rely on library volunteers http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/2016/03/31/only-high-quality-steel-production-has-a-future-in-britain/ FINANCIAL TIMES : 1st April Locals protest as benchpresses replace books http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7018f0d4-f818-11e5-96db-fc683b5e52db.html#axzz44akTjWwu THE BOOKSELLER : 1st Arpil Protestors refuse…

Libraries News Round-up: 22 October 2015

BBC News : 22nd OctoberNorthern Ireland libraries: Fewer staff will affect service to public http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-34602707 Belfast Telegraph : 22nd OctoberLibrary staff ‘living in a constant state of uncertainty’ http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/library-staff-living-in-a-constant-state-of-uncertainty-34131386.html Lincolnshire Echo : 22nd OctoberSave Lincolnshire Libraries campaigners could be hit with £90,000 bill for…

Library News Round-up: 26 August 2015

On The Wight : 26th AugustLibraries are not a luxury and the council should reconsider approach say Friendshttp://onthewight.com/2015/08/26/libraries-are-not-a-luxury-and-the-council-should-reconsider-approach-say-friends/Shropshire Star : 26th AugustAction group formed to safeguard Ellesmere Library“Many people have serious reservations about the feasibility and practicalities of this project…

Library News Round-up: 27 March 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th MarchShropshire to make 16 libraries volunteer-run http://www.thebookseller.com/news/shropshire-make-16-libraries-volunteer-run BBC News : 27th MarchWhy local government matters in this election2 refs to libraries http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2015-31536478 … Birmingham Mail : 27th MarchCouncil’s 39 under-threat community libraries could be saved by deal “It is now looking very…

Library News Round-up: 26 March 2015

Arts Council : 25th MarchThe health and wellbeing benefits of public librarieshttp://www.artscouncil.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/browse-advice-and-guidance/health-and-wellbeing-benefits-public-librariesFull Report :  http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/media/uploads/Health_and_wellbeing_benefits_of_public_libraries_full_report.pdf THE GUARDIAN : 26th MarchA master’s in librarianship could enhance your shelf life http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/mar/26/a-masters-in-librarianship-could-enhance-your-shelf-lifeShropshire Star : 26th MarchLeading Article | Libraries a challenge for groups22 Shropshire libraries are earmarked for…

Library News Round-up: 29 December 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 29th December2 Letters | Don’t close the book on our libraries http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/29/dont-close-the-book-on-our-libraries-leeds-birmingham Morning Star : 29th DecemberIt’s official – Libraries are to blame for the recession…http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-ebfc-Its-official-libraries-are-to-blame-for-the-recessionDaily Echo : 29th DecemberCampaigners have launched a petition to save Cobbett Road Library in Southamptonhttp://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/district/southampton/11690378.Bid_launched_to_save_city_library/The…

Libraries News Round-up: 22nd June 2013

Public Libraries News : 21st June Hello cuts into 2016 … and Herefordshire’s decision to scrap interlending suggests a dark new trend Regardless of cost, though, there is also a key legal matter here –  that of whether interlending is…

Libraries News Round-up: 19th June 2013

BBC News : 19th June Lincolnshire County Council proposes major library shake-up The number of static libraries under the authority’s control would fall from 47 to 15. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-22962132 This Is Lincolnshire : 19th June 170 jobs will be lost over…