Tag: South Derbyshire

Libraries news round-up: 13 May 2018

Burton Mail: 13 May Have your say over three South Derbyshire libraries which face being taken over by community groups Scunthorpe Telegraph: 12 May North Lincolnshire | Take a tour around Scunthorpe Central Library following a £1m transformation The refurbishment…

Libraries News Round-up: 15 February 2016

EVENING STANDARD : 15th February Library closures are a betrayal, says Mark Rylance http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/library-closures-are-a-betrayal-says-mark-rylance-a3180361.html THE BOOKSELLER : 11th February Actor Mark Rylance condemns Lambeth library closures http://www.thebookseller.com/news/actor-mark-rylance-condemns-lambeth-library-closures-322454 DAILY MIRROR : 14th February Library cuts spark series of strikes as staff…

Libraries News Round up: 2 October 2014

Local Guardian : 2nd OctoberWandsworth | Anonymous Conservative councillor discloses document revealing library closure planshttp://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/wandsworthnews/11506847.Anonymous_councillor_discloses_document_revealing_library_closure_plans/Burton Mail : 2nd OctoberWorst fears confirmed as thousands in South Derbyshire to lose mobile libraries http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Worst-fears-confirmed-thousands-South-Derbyshire/story-23032193-detail/story.htmlStoke Sentinel :  30th SeptemberStaffordshire | Petition launched to safeguard the future of Werrington…

Libraries News Round-up: 28 August 2014

BBC News : 28th AugustBorrowing and visitor numbers double at the Library of Birmingham in first yearhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-28939274Grimsby Telegraph : 28th AugustPlan launched to help save two threatened libraries in North East Lincolnshire The businessman stressed the new ventures will be…

Libraries News Round-up: 5 August 2014

SCL : 5th AugustSCL digital study points to unique role for public libraries as physical spaces for accessing digital knowledge and opportunities http://www.goscl.com/scl-digital-study-points-to-unique-role-for-public-libraries-as-physical-spaces-for-accessing-digital-knowledge-and-opportunities/Huddersfield Examiner : 5th AugustKirklees | Public meeting set to save Lindley LibraryKirklees Council faces having to cut its £6.3m…

Libraries News Round-up: 21st January 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 21st January Improving council library and waste services – workshop We will hold a workshop Wednesday 29 January from 12pm-2pm to discuss how core services can be made better http://www.theguardian.com/local-government-network/2014/jan/21/improving-council-library-waste-services-workshop THE BOOKSELLER : 21st January Row over DCMS library closure statistics http://www.thebookseller.com/news/row-over-dcms-library-closure-statistics.html…