UK library news

UK libraries in the news | 16 Jun 2018

 

Guest post on the closure of Walsall Schools Library Support Service,

Plans in Renfrewshire to close Paisley Central Library and relocate the service to a learning hub on the High Street…

Leon’s Library Blog: 16 June
No Plan B: The Closure of a School Library Service – by Elizabeth Roberts 

Elizabeth is a former staff member of the Walsall Schools Library Support Service which sadly closed in March this year.

“Even on our final morning, staff were still out in schools delivering literacy support. Demand for our services was still extremely high. The questionnaires completed annually by schools showed a 100% satisfaction rate. So how could such a vibrant, thriving service close?”

 

 

Renfrewshire News: 16 June
Councillors asked to approve Paisley High Street learning hub refurbishment

 

 

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