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Libraries News Round-up: 31st July 2013

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 31st July Council defends decision to stock extremist books at Woolwich library http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10214547/Council-defends-decision-to-stock-extremist-books-Woolwich-library.html Booktrade Info : 31st July Irate UK librarians call for no confidence vote on Minister Vaizey http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/48680 Good Library Guide : 31st July Copyright-…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th July 2013

Localgov.co.uk : 9th July York considers new delivery model for libraries and archive services If approved, staff will own a third of the new CBS which will have exempt charity status. http://www.localgov.co.uk/index.cfm?method=news.detail&id=110410 Infoism : 8th July What I would like…

Libraries News Round-up: 8th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 8th July Move to halt CILIP rebrand defeated https://www.thebookseller.com/news/move-halt-cilip-rebrand-defeated.html The Star : 8th July Sheffield library legal challenge fears The possibility of a legal challenge over library closures was discussed in internal emails between officers and councillors,…

Libraries News Round-up: 6th 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 : 5th May One volunteer library, many questions: Walcot Library and matters…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th April 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. Independent on Sunday Special report: Britain’s REAL big society  An uncriticial paean of praise –…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd April 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. Special thanks to @Teens4Libraries, currently helping out with our website. BBC News: 23rd April Volunteers…

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: 27th January, 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. Camden Public Libraries User Group Community Libraries – The Arts Council Report It appears that the researchers…

Library News Round-up: 22nd January 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. Gov.uk : 22nd January Press release | Community libraries: guidance from the Arts Council  The Arts Council…

Community Libraries – Guidance from Arts Council

The Arts Council has published a report looking at how communities are getting involved in the running and management of local libraries. We will add our comments shortly. *Press release* Community libraries: guidance from the Arts Council https://www.gov.uk/government/news/community-libraries-guidance-from-the-arts-council Laura Swaffield, Chair…

Library News Round-Up: 21st January 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 : 18th January Privatised public services pose ‘significant new risk’ to public ethics…

Library News Round-up: 14th January 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 : 14th January Library volunteers left without ‘effective support’, says WI  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-volunteers-left-without-effective-support-says-wi.html Third…