CILIP : 27th August
CILIP calls on Councils to consider social & economic impact of library cuts when balancing the books
Responding to the Department for Communities & Local Government’s release of the provisional 2014/15 annual income and expenditure figures for Local Authorities in England, CILIP has …

Leicester Mercury : 27th August
First Person: ‘Why I fear for the future of our libraries’
Library of Birmingham
Lynne Dyer is Bibliographic Services Team Manager at De Montfort University’s Library and Learning Services

Kent Online : 27th August
More Kent libraries fail to provide WiFi wireless internet access than anywhere else in the country
According to a government survey, 65 of the county’s 99 libraries do not offer WiFi.  After Kent, the next worst-hit areas are Cumbria with 46, Durham with 33, Lincolnshire with 31 and Northumberland with 30.

Liverpool Echo : 26th August
Former Hillsborough Independent Panel civil servant on mission to save Liverpool’s libraries
Jan Parry is President of CILIP 

THE GUARDIAN : 24th August
Library membership for all children is great … as long as the library is open 
Jane Baugh is the shadow spokesperson, children and young people’s services, Trafford council


Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd September 2014

Booking opens for Speak Up For Libraries Conference on 22 Nov 2014Meet the decision-makers Weekly : 23rd SeptemberInvestment needed to tackle digital divide, says Go ON UKA lot of libraries have…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *