Radical Librarians Collective condemn the deal between the Society of Chief Librarians and UK Visas and Immigration,
More co-location for library and discovery centre in Hampshire,
Langney Community Library Group plan to take on the running of a library in East Sussex,
Plans in Greenwich for a temporary library while Plumstead Library is renovated,
Wellington Library Friends Group hold meeting on May 31 and remind residents to respond to Somerset’s library consultation…
Continue reading “UK libraries in the news | 29 May 2018”
London libraries assess the impact of Carillion collapse and there are calls for an inquiry,
MP brands proposed cuts to school libraries “educational vandalism”,
Shropshire approves new three-tier library strategy,
Save Barnet Libraries campaign calls for support to push for a public inquiry,
Revamp plans for a Greenwich library,
Plans for post office to move into a library in Herts,
And plans to move the central library in St Helens….
Continue reading “UK libraries in the news | 17 Jan 2018”
Oxford Central Library relocates,
East Sussex overspend on library while planning to close others,
Libraries paired with sports and leisure facilities in Bolton, Greenwich, Warrington,
And call for a little of council’s surplus funds to be spent on reopening a library in Darlington….
Continue reading “UK libraries in the news | 12 Dec 2017”
Will the community take on the running of all but three libraries in Bath & NE Somerset?
Potential for twenty-one Northamptonshire libraries to be community managed,
Swindon Council and local parish council running a library in Swindon criticised
And, Jessica Hynes in support of public libraries…
Continue reading “Libraries in the news | 16 Oct 2017”