Tag: The Library Campaign

Libraries News Round-up: 18th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. BBC News : 18th May Campaigners protest against Herefordshire Council cuts http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-22580529 Ledbury Reporter :…

Libraries News Round-up: 16th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. THE INDEPENDENT : 16th May Children turn away from books in favour of reading electronically…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Liverpool Echo : 14th May Liverpool’s revamped Central Library is a cathedral of knowledge (Video)…

Libraries News Round-up: 13th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Manchester Evening News : 13th May Keep Manchester libraries open or face book boycott, say…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Public Libraries News : 12th May Editorial | One of our favourite things http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/05/one-of-our-favourite-things.html Question…

Libraries News Round-up: 10th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. THE BOOKSELLER : 10th May ACE’s Ashley: libraries ‘good at adapting’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/aces-ashley-libraries-good-adapting.html THE BOOKSELLER :…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Public Libraries News : 6th May Library Campaign’s call to action on volunteer libraries:  “Let’s…

Libraries News Round-up: 3rd May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Public Libraries News : 2nd May Outsourcing, food banks, late fees and 3-D printing (sort…

International radio star!

The Library Campaign features in an internet radio debate on quirky station Litopia, alongside author and campaigner Alan Gibbons. Laura Swaffield, Chair of the Library Campaign, says, ‘The debate was sparked by the daft anti-library comments made by Terry Deary,…

Library News Round-up: 4th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter THE BOOKSELLER : 4th February Government says library service ‘not in crisis’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-says-library-service-not-crisis.html THE INDEPENDENT…

Library News Round-up: 3rd February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter THE GUARDIAN : 2nd February Letter | Alice Ronson http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2013/feb/02/guardian-weekend-magazine-readers-letters?INTCMP=SRCH and to see the wallpaper, here: http://www.osborneandlittle.com/products-and-collections/wallcoverings/spring-2013/persian_garden_wallpapers/penguin_library…

Library News Round-up: 2nd February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. THE GUARDIAN : 1st February Eric Pickles’ brand of toxicity will kill off local councils,…

Library News Round-up: 31st January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham.   If you are on Twitter she is definitely worth following! Find her @shirleyburnham THE BOOKSELLER : 31st January SCL announces ‘universal offers’ for libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/scl-announces-universal-offers-libraries.html THE BOOKSELLER :…