Volunteers needed to run museums and libraries

Volunteers must take a role in running parks and museums
By Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman of the Local Government Association

James Powney’s Blog : 12th January
Do Volunteer Libraries Work as Libraries 
I certainly can’t see any proof for Ed Vaizey’s belief that volunteer libraries are hugely successful.  Quite simply, no one seems to have collected any evidence on the subject.  Nor is it all clear that they are cheaper.

Lincolnshire Echo : 12th January
Volunteers rallying to run Lincolnshire libraries but five may close due to lack of interest

The Star : 12th January
Derbyshire Mobile library service faces the axe in new council review
Withdrawing the entire fleet of 10 vehicles from the county’s roads is one of the options being considered as part of the library review.

Tottenham Journal : 12th January
Haringey | ‘Cuts still threaten our fantastic libraries’

South Wales Evening Post : 12th January
People power set to take over threatened Resolven library


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Libraries News Round-up: 21st April 2014

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