Tag: Wrexham

Libraries news round-up: 17 October 2018

BBC News: 17 October Somerset County Council: Protesters gather to challenge £14m cuts Burnham-on-Sea.com: 17 October Somerset | Outcry over council’s decision to shut Highbridge Library unless community group is formed to save it  Burnham & Highbridge Weekly News: 17…

Libraries News Round-up: 23 October 2017

The Bookseller: 23 October Campaign group Voices for the Library to close https://www.thebookseller.com/news/voices-library-close-657466 The Telegraph: 23 October Northampton | Watchmen writer Alan Moore goes to war with council over library closures http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/news/watchmen-writer-alan-moore-goes-war-council-library-closures/ The Bookseller: 23 October Twenty-one libraries at risk…

Libraries News Round-up: 20 July 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 20th July Vaizey and Poole in Twitter spat over libraries record http://www.thebookseller.com/news/vaizey-and-poole-twitter-spat-363056 Museums Association : 20th July Wrexham scraps plan for museum and library trust https://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/news/20072016-wrexham-scraps-museum-library-trus Rossendale Free Press : 20th July Lancashire | VIDEO: Comedian pens letter to…

Libraries News Round-up: 11 September 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th SeptemberYoung Americans ‘as keen on libraries as ever’Young people in the US are just as likely to use libraries as older adults, and are more sceptical of the level of information available on the internet, according…

Libraries News Round-up: 7 July 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 7th July ‘Thunderclap’ for Lincolnshire Libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/thunderclap-lincolnshire-libraries.html Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 7th July Rallying Cry | And so begins Lincolnshire’s High Court Fight for Libraries  http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/07/07/and-so-begins-lincolnshires-high-court-fight-for-libraries-libraryjudicialreview/  Lincolnshire Echo : 7th July Save Lincolnshire Libraries: protest heads to the High…

Libraries News Round- up: 19 May 2014

Daily Telegraph : 19th May London is city with world’s most ‘economic clout’ London came a narrow second to Paris on the measures of intellectual capital and innovation, with strong performance in the number of people in higher education, the…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th February 2014

The Magic of Libraries – Video for National Libraries Day http://vimeo.com/85812331 THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd February Journal articles made free to public libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/journal-articles-made-free-public-libraries.html THE BOOKSELLER : 4th February HC UK makes all e-books available for library loan Good EReader reported…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th January 2014

Yon Hap News : 14th January S. Korea to greatly increase public libraries by 2018 http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/culturesports/2014/01/14/98/0701000000AEN20140114004600315F.html Booktrade Info : 14th January Best-selling Author Lesley Pearse Becomes First National Libraries Day Ambassador  http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/51636 THE BOOKSELLER : 14th January Pearse becomes National…

Libraries News Round-up: 13th November 2013

The Star : 13th November Sheffield library sites ‘set up to fail’ Sheffield Council officers have warned libraries kept open by community groups without public funding would lack any ‘real chance’ of staying open.  In a section of a draft…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th November 2013

News North Wales : 12th November Closing libraries across Wrexham ‘would hit service standards’ “It is not known whether there are legal implications of not meeting the standards” – Report by Cllr Hugh Jones, lead member for communities, partnerships and collaboration…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th November 2013

Market Rasen Mail : 7th November Could London council be answer to Lincs libraries? Privatisation mooted A private branch of Greenwhich Borough Council has offered to take over running the library service in Lincolnshire, as has Biblioteca Technical Library Services. …