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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…

Sieghart Report – The latest

About 100 people packed the room for the first-ever public discussion of the Sieghart report (in the House of Commons, hosted by the All-Party parliamentary group for libraries, on 14 January). Laura Swaffield, Chair of the Library campaign, reports. Everyone,…

Library News Round-up: 18 December 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 18th DecemberExperts demand urgent overhaul of England’s public library service http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/18/experts-demand-urgent-overhaul-of-englands-public-library-serviceTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th DecemberSieghart: on the moneyhttp://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/sieghart-moneyTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th DecemberGovernment must fund digital resource for libraries, says Siegharthttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-must-fund-digital-resource-libraries-says-sieghartFINANCIAL TIMES : 18th DecemberCouncil grant cuts ‘fair’, says…

Library News Round-up: 23 November 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 22nd NovemberSieghart Review to recommend task force for librarieshttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/sieghart-review-recommend-urgent-action-plan-librariesSUNDAY TIMES : 23rd NovemberBishop confesses library lovehttp://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/article1487434.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2014_11_22 THE OBSERVER : 23rd NovemberStars join the fight to save people’s history as cuts threaten Manchester’s radical heritagehttp://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/nov/23/fundraising-trade-union-libraries-manchesterTHE INDEPENDENT : 23rd NovemberBritish culture…

Library News Round-up: 5 November 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 5th NovemberSieghart ‘frightened’ for future of ‘dysfunctionally run’ library servicehttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/sieghart-blasts-dysfunctional-running-library-serviceParliament | CMS Committee : 5th NovemberWork of Arts Council Englandhttp://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmselect/cmcumeds/279/27902.htmWigan Today : 4th NovemberCouncil reclaims public buildingsRunning of Wigan’s libraries, museums and archives have moved over to…

Libraries News Round-up: 22 September 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 22nd SeptemberSieghart: ‘Beeching moment’ for public library servicehttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/sieghart-beeching-moment-public-library-service.htmlCILIP : 22nd SeptemberHelen Leech: Blog | Amazon, we want to talk to you about Kindle Unlimited“Could public libraries and Amazon work together?  Let us know your thoughts in the comments”http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/amazon-we-want-talk-you-about-kindle-unlimitedBurton Mail :…

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…

Libraries News Round-up: 4 July 2014

To everyone : There’s a Thunderclap for Lincolnshire Libraries here > Please join in! https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/13483-can-you-savelibraries-today?locale=en BookBrunch: 4th July Impassioned Sieghart is star turn at PLS annual meeting http://www.bookbrunch.co.uk/article_free.asp?pid=impassioned_sieghart_is_star_turn_at_pls_annual_meeting  Leon’s Library Blog : 4th July The insidious phrase http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/07/04/the-insidious-phrase/ Alan Gibbons Blog…

Libraries News Round-up: 27 June 2014

THE INDEPENDENT : 27th June Save libraries by putting them in the pub, says the man tasked by Government to save them http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/save-libraries-by-putting-them-in-the-pub-says-the-man-tasked-by-government-to-save-them-9569208.html Public Libraries News : 26th June Editorial | Sieghart plans out our future: plus strike action and volunteers walking…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th March 2014

DCMS : 24th March Library comparison reports published We have commissioned a comprehensive set of benchmarking reports, for a second year running, which are published today.  Some LAs not listed https://www.gov.uk/government/news/library-comparison-reports-published  THE BOOKSELLER : 24th March Four Newcastle libraries to reopen…

Libraries News Round-up: 8th February 2014

HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY! DCMS | Press Release : 8th February William Sieghart to chair panel to produce independent report on England’s public library service https://www.gov.uk/government/news/william-sieghart-to-chair-panel-to-produce-independent-report-on-englands-public-library-service THE BOOKSELLER : 8th February Sieghart to chair new library review http://thebookseller.com/node/227992 South Wales…