Tag: Southampton libraries

Library News Round-up: 19 March 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th MarchRakuten to buy OverDrive for £275mhttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/rakuten-buy-overdrive-275mTHE BOOKSELLER : 19th MarchAll libraries in England to get wi-fi fundinghttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/all-libraries-england-get-wi-fi-fundingPublic Net : 18th MarchFree Wi-fi for 57 Libraries in deprived areas‘Barclays Digital Eagles’ will provide technical support at the new Wi-fi…

Library News Round-up: 18 March 2015

ITV News : 18th MarchCampaigners protest (today) against cuts to Southampton librarieshttp://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2015-03-18/campaigners-protest-against-cuts-to-southampton-libraries/ Daily Echo : 18th MarchVIDEO and article | Protesters marching to save Southampton librarieshttp://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/11863368.VIDEO__Protesters_marching_to_save_Southampton_libraries/ PRIVATE EYE  Issue No. 1388 Library News (p.30) – Abergavenny available in newsagents Leon’s Library Blog : 18th MarchReply from the…

Library News Round-up: 13 March 2015

Bitterne Park Info : 13th MarchSouthampton | Protest to save city libraries on 18th March All the detailshttp://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2628:protest-to-save-city-libraries&catid=1:local-news&Itemid=59 Daily Echo : 13th MarchSouthampton | Letter: Library services quietly being cut“I have discovered a cut to library services which has occurred without any publicity”http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/yoursay/letters/11855790.Library_services_quietly_being_cut/ Spalding Guardian : 13th MarchLincolnshire | Downing…

Library News Round-up: 3 March 2015

Times Series : 3rd MarchShadow Culture Minister Chris Bryant MP visits Golders Green Library“I am not completely opposed to a volunteer run library. If that’s the only solution to a particular area, then fine.”http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/11829653.Shadow_Culture_Minister_visits_Golders_Green_to_discuss_library_cuts/Barnet & Whetstone Press : 3rd MarchCampaigners…

Library News Round-up: 26 February 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th FebruaryLambeth in line for library closureshttp://thebookseller.com/news/lambeth-line-library-closuresLondon Evening Standard : 26th FebruaryRosamund Urwin😐 Our libraries and parks should never be under threathttp://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/rosamund-urwin-our-libraries-and-parks-should-never-be-under-threat-10071831.html Friends of Lambeth Libraries : 26th FebruaryStatement | Lambeth Libraries in perilhttps://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/lambeth-libraries-in-peril/Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 26th FebruaryNEW PAGE dedicated…

Library News Round-up: 24 February 2015

Bristol Post : 24th FebruarySeven Bristol libraries facing closurehttp://www.bristolpost.co.uk/FINAL-CHAPTER-LIBRARIES/story-26071667-detail/story.htmlBristol Post : 24th FebruaryLeading Article | Closures of libraries are inevitablehttp://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Reader-s-letter-Closures-libraries-inevitable/story-26070998-detail/story.htmlBarnet Today : 24th FebruarySenior politicians oppose library closures in Barnethttp://www.barnet-today.co.uk/news.cfm?id=25402&headline=Senior%20politicians%20oppose%20library%20closures%20in%20BarnetRuncorn & Widnes Weekly : 24th FebruaryClosing date of Halton’s mobile library service…

Library News Round-up: 18 February 2015

PRIVATE EYE | Library News  SCL ‘internships’ (p.29) Issue No. 1386 – Now in newsagentsTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th FebruaryOver half Staffs libraries to be volunteer-run Alan Gibbons quoted http://thebookseller.com/news/over-half-staffs-libraries-be-volunteer-runCoventry Telegraph : 18th FebruaryEvery Coventry library to remain open for another year http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/every-coventry-library-remain-open-8672897Hertfordshire Mercury :…

Library News Round-up: 9 February 2015

BBC News : 9th FebruaryLincolnshire library handover ‘exceptional’, says shadow minister http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-31208967Harlow Star : 9th FebruaryEssex County Council offering library internship to young jobseekershttp://www.harlowstar.co.uk/Young-benefits-claimants-offered-hope-library/story-25996721-detail/story.html Guardian Series : 9th FebruaryEssex | Ideas sought on the future of Loughton Libraryhttp://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/11781111.Ideas_sought_on_future_of_library/Jackie Morris : 8th FebruaryFighting TalkJackie Morris is…

Library News Round-up: 20 November 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 20th NovemberVaizey accused of ‘offloading responsibility’ on librarieshttp://thebookseller.com/news/vaizey-accused-offloading-responsibility-librariesThey Work For You : 19th NovemberWestminster Hall Debate | Public Libraries (England)http://www.theyworkforyou.com/whall/?id=2014-11-19a.111.1&m=40650West Briton : 20th NovemberLeon Remphry, 10, hosting Falmouth debate over library opening hours being cutAuthor Michael Morpurgo will attend http://www.westbriton.co.uk/Leon-Remphry-10-hosting-Falmouth-debate-library/story-24560913-detail/story.htmlDaily…

Library News Round-up: 11 November 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 11th NovemberAuthors claim victory after Liverpool drops library closure plans http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/11/liverpool-library-closure-plans-carol-ann-duffy-caitlin-moranAlan Gibbons’ Diary : 10th NovemberLiverpool’s reprieved libraries: first thoughtshttp://alangibbons.net/2014/11/liverpools-reprieved-libraries-first-thoughts/Herald Scotland : 11th NovemberEast Renfrewshire | Pupils to help run libraries as full-time staff face axehttp://www.heraldscotland.com/news/education/pupils-to-help-run-libraries-as-full-time-staff-face-axe.25838033Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 11th…

Libraries News Round-up: 27 May 2014

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 27th May Oxfordshire | Downton Abbey saves village library with £20,000 donation “The money has enabled us to keep a professional library open.” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/downton-abbey/10858127/Downton-Abbey-saves-village-library-with-20000-donation.html Leon’s Library Blog : 27th May Response to Challenge Accepted  ‘Alternatives to Volunteer Libraries’ by…