Tag: Walsall library

Libraries News Round-up: 21 February 2018

BBC News: 21 February Cuts to Welsh libraries see paid staff fall by 20% http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-43130957 BBC News: 21 February Libraries without staff are ‘just a room full of books’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-43132731/libraries-without-staff-are-just-a-room-full-of-books Express & Star: 21 February Walsall library revamp to cost…

Libraries News Round-up: 29 July

This is Wiltshire: 28 July The newly refurbished Devizes Community Hub and Library on Sheep Street is now open to the public. Co-located services, rooms to rent, moveable bookcases to create space for community event. Plans to install Open+  http://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/15440114.Devizes_Library_starts_new_chapter/ Express…

Libraries News Round-up: 4 November 2015

Leon’s Library Blog : 4th November Community Tubs http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/11/04/community-tubs/ BBC News : 4th November Library services to be devolved in Cornwall http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-34718530 Pirate FM Radio : 4th November Cornwall’s Library Shake-Up http://www.piratefm.co.uk/news/latest-news/1783037/cornwalls-library-shake-up/ BBC News : 4th November Wales | Lib Dem plans…

Library News Round-up: 10 February 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th FebruaryCelebration and protest marks National Libraries Day http://www.thebookseller.com/news/celebration-and-protest-marks-national-libraries-day THE BOOKSELLER : 9th FebruaryCardiff’s ‘strong message’ on National Libraries Day http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cardiffs-strong-message-national-libraries-day Wales Online : 10th FebruaryCardiff libraries saved as people power wins the day – Plan to axe funding for 7 libraries is…

Library News Round-up: 28 December 2014

Public Libraries News : 28th December10 key UK public library trends: Review of the year 2014http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/12/10-key-uk-public-library-trends-review-of-the-year-2014.htmlExpress & Star : 28th DecemberWalsall library could be saved if mobile libraries were ditched – claimhttp://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/12/28/walsall-library-could-be-saved-if-mobile-libraries-were-ditched-claim/Wales Online : 28th DecemberIf we want to keep our…

Library News Round-up: 23 December 2014

THE INDEPENDENT : 22nd DecemberLetter | Cuts threaten a great library from Tim Stimpson, Birminghamhttp://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/letters-why-cameron-is-wrong-about-eu-child-benefits-9941143.html Don’t Privatise Libraries : 23rd DecemberManagers and staff of Havering Libraries put forward new proposalshttp://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/managers-and-staff-of-havering.html Voices for the Library : 18th DecemberA stark warning about the future for public librarieshttp://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/2014/12/a-stark-warning-about-the-future-for-public-libraries/Liverpool…

Library News Round-up: 3 November 2014

PUBLIC INTEREST LAWYERS : 3rd NovemberCoalition Minister is ‘Minded to’ Duck Out of Library Inquiryhttp://publicinterestlawyers.co.uk/news_details.php?id=450 Public Libraries News : 2nd NovemberEd Vaizey “not minded” to intervene in Sheffieldhttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/11/ed-vaizey-not-minded-to-intervene-in-sheffield.htmlDAILY TELEGRAPH : 3rd NovemberLetter: Shirley Burnham | Tackle low literacy levels by keeping libraries…