UK library news

UK libraries in the news | 29 May 2018

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…

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UK libraries in the news | 17 Jan 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….

Toddler book box at a library run by Carillion (CCS)


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Libraries in the news | 16 Oct 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… 


                                               Save Bath Library campaigners – on Twitter at @SaveBathLibrary

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