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…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th April 2014

Lincolnshire Echo : 28th April Lincolnshire libraries closure delayed until High Court hearing result http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-closure-delayed-High-Court/story-21024322-detail/story.html The Star : 27th April Closed Doncaster village libraries to be auctioned http://www.thestar.co.uk/what-s-on/out-about/closed-doncaster-village-libraries-to-be-auctioned-1-6582617 Scarborough News…

Libraries News Round-up: 27th April 2014

THE OBSERVER : 27th April Peter Bazalgette | We have to recognise the huge value of arts and culture to societyinc. role of Librarieshttp://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/apr/27/value-of-arts-and-culture-to-society-peter-bazalgette THE INDEPENDENT : 27th April You can't put…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th April 2014

Don't Privatise Libraries : 26th April Public Libraries UK Plc or the ACE/Locality report on 'enterprising libraries' http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/public-libraries-uk-plc-or-acelocality.html Locality : March 2014 Enabling Enterprise in Libraries Prepared by Locality, commissioned…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th April 2014

Public Libraries News : 23rd April Editorial | Regularly using a library is equivalent to a £1,359 pay rise http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/04/regularly-using-a-library-is-equivalent-to-a-1359-pay-rise.html Bustle.com : 24th April USA | Going to the Library Can Make You as…

Libraries News Round-up: 21st April 2014

Reading for London : 16th April Guest post: Library campaigner Alan Wylie http://readingforlondon.com/2014/04/16/guest-post-library-campaigner-alan-wylie/ News North Wales : 21st April Radnorshire | Go-ahead for new library http://www.newsnorthwales.co.uk/news/133016/go-ahead-for-new-library.aspx Peterborough Telegraph : 20th April Volunteers step…

Libraries News Round-up: 18th April 2014

Public Libraries News : 17th April Editorial | Caught at least three ways: e-lending and librarians’ dilemma http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/04/caught-at-least-three-ways-e-lending-and-librarians-dilemma.html Alan Wylie's submission to the Sieghart Advisory Panel on Public Libraries http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/my-submission-to-sieghart-advisory.html Torquay Herald…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th April 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 17th April The 'right' to read http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/right-read.html Bay TV Liverpool : 17th April Public meetings to be held on the future of Liverpool's libraries  http://www.baytvliverpool.com/vod/index.php?vid=OBV534fff9b1f473 Teleread.com :…

Libraries News Round-up: 16th April 2014

Leon's Library Blog : 16th April Good for Goodman? http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/04/16/good-for-goodman/ Express & Star : 16th April Sandwell | Libraries face job cuts in restructure The council already shaved £300,000 off its library budget…

Libraries News Round-up: 15th April 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 15th April Shadow culture minister condemns Lincolnshire library cuts http://www.thebookseller.com/news/shadow-culture-minister-condemns-lincolnshire-library-cuts.html Lincolnshire Echo : 15th October Helen Goodman MP: plan to axe 30 Lincolnshire libraries is "disgraceful" http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Helen-Goodman-MP-plan-axe-30-Lincolnshire/story-20959902-detail/story.html…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th April 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 14th April 6 Letters | Culture, commitment, libraries and expertise  http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/apr/14/culuture-commitment-libraries-expertise Lincolnshire Echo : 14th April Helen Goodman, Labour's Shadow Libraries Minister, visits Ermine Library tomorrow http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-Helen-Goodman-Labour/story-20954990-detail/story.html Save Lincolnshire Libraries…

Libraries News Round-up: 13th April 2014

Good eReader : 13th April UK eBook Lending Program a Success for Libraries, Publishers  http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/uk-ebook-lending-program-a-success-for-libraries-publishers Knutsford Guardian : 13th April East Cheshire | 'Hub' plan could open new chapter for county libraries…

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