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 library news

Uk libraries in the news | 26 Feb 2018

LGA warns that cuts to services will continue,

Shropshire plans to add to coffers by selling services, including ‘Fab Reads’ library service initiative,

Libraries Minister praises revamped library in Oxford, overlooking lack of access for wheelchair users,

Staff sickness forces two Bath libraries to close on multiple occasions,

The Literacy Trust teams up with Cartridge Save for ‘Gift of Books’ Campaign,

Denbighshire Library revamp to create a flexible space and one stop shop,

Eleventh Lancashire library reopens with call for a friends group ‘to make the library sustainable.’

East Sussex forges ahead with plans to close seven libraries. They can only be saved if community groups or organisations come forward to run them,

Scottish Book Trust on why libraries matter for health and wellbeing

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