Tag: volunteer

Library News Round-up: 19 January 2015

Penarth Times : 19th JanuaryLawyer warns council of challenges aheadPublic Law conference, to be attended by library campaign groups, at  the Hilton Hotel, Cardiff on January 23 http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11734923.Lawyer_warns_council_of_challenges_ahead/Stoke Sentinel : 19th JanuaryStaffordshire County Council backtracks over local libraries planhttp://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Staffordshire-County-Council-backtracks-local/story-25877927-detail/story.html Save Lincolnshire…

Libraries News Round up: 9 October 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 8th OctoberSheffield libraries row: government may intervene over volunteer takeoverMP David Blunkett says it would be ‘breathtaking cheek’ for government to launch inquiry over move prompted by cutshttp://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/oct/08/sheffield-libraries-row-government-intervene-takeover-volunteersTHE BOOKSELLER : 9th OctoberAuthors fight to keep Liverpool’s librarieshttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/authors-fight-keep-liverpool-s-librariesHinckley…

Libraries News Round-up: 29 August 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 28th AugustWill digitisation destroy libraries or make us stronger?Simon Chaplin is head of the Wellcome Libraryhttp://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2014/aug/28/digital-digitisation-libraries-books-wellcomeThe Star : 29th August‘Set up to fail’ – Sheffield library lease fears weeks before takeoverhttp://www.thestar.co.uk/news/set-up-to-fail-sheffield-library-lease-fears-weeks-before-takeover-1-6811025 The Star : 29th AugustSheffield | Councillor insists Walkley…

Libraries News Round-up: 12 August 2014

Wales Online : 12th AugustVale of Glamorgan | Job losses, volunteer-run libraries and £32m cuts warning as council faces ‘permanent austerity’http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/job-losses-volunteer-run-libraries-32m-7602471Stoke Sentinel : 12th AugustStaffordshire | Library consultation events planned in Eccleshall, Loggerheads and Newcastlehttp://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Library-consultation-events-planned-Eccleshall/story-22518446-detail/story.htmlNews Shopper : 12th AugustNew library to open in Penge…

Libraries News Round-up: 2 May 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 2nd May Philip Pullman leads authors condemning inadequate prison libraries Society of Authors’ letter charges justice minister Chris Grayling with failure to fulfil statutory responsibilities http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/02/philip-pullman-condemning-inadequate-prison-libraries Alyson’s Welsh Libraries Blog : 1st May New standards for Welsh…

Libraries News Round-up: 16th October 2013

GOV.UK Take Part | Create a community library Find out how you can help support local libraries, including taking on ownership and management.  https://www.gov.uk/government/get-involved/take-part/create-a-community-library#what-is-it THE BOOKSELLER : 16th October Society of Chief Librarians strikes reference deal  It is hoped that the agreement…