Wed, 12/12/2012 - 10:09
Twelve per cent of all libraries could have “significant" support from volunteers in the near-future, according to research commissioned by Arts Council England and the Local Government Association.
In a "stakeholder forum" meeting with library campaigners, held on Monday (10th December), the Society of Chief...
Mon, 12/11/2012 - 09:50
The headlines that greeted the CMS Select Committee’s review into library closures made grim reading. Rather than providing answers or direction, the review made plain what everyone already knew: libraries are closing, and there...
Thu, 13/09/2012 - 09:00
Culture secretary Ed Vaizey has said that inquiries into library closures cannot be called “willy-nilly”.
Speaking at a parliamentary debate held last night (12th September) to discuss Gloucestershire libraries, Vaizey expressed his favour for library volunteers and pointed out the rarity of inquiries from the Department...