Tagged: library

The Bookseller to publish library-themed edition

The Bookseller will publish a special issue focused on libraries next month for the first time in its history.  Read more

Banksy offers to help save Bristol's libraries

Graffiti artist Banksy has offered to help support Bristol's threatened library service. Read more

Local election candidates urged to champion libraries

Library and information association CILIP is encouraging candidates to champion libraries ahead of the local elections taking place in England this May. Read more

Northamptonshire Council is 'failing in its legal duties' with library closures

Libraries body CILIP has branded Northamptonshire County Council’s plan to cut 21 libraries as “careless and unreasonable” in a formal letter of complaint to culture... Read more

Calls for 'urgent' enquiry into plans to axe 21 Northamptonshire libraries

Libraries body CILIP has called for an urgent national enquiry into Northamptonshire County Council's "unprecendented" plans to cut 21 libraries. Read more

Harrow and Ealing libraries back in-house after Carillion collapse

Harrow and Ealing councils have taken their library services back in-house following the collapse of contractor Carillion. Read more

Blackadder actor brands Bristol councillors 'stupid' over library cuts

Blackadder actor Tony Robinson has expressed his anger at Bristol councillors over their plans to close 17 of the city's libraries, calling them "stupid bastards"... Read more

Library closures are a 'disgrace', says Daunt

Waterstones boss James Daunt has slammed the widespread closure of public libraries as a "disgrace", arguing that the decline will have a damning effect on... Read more

DCMS investigating threatened Darlington library

The government is investigating complaints about the pending closure of Darlington's grade II listed Crown Street Library. Read more

Campaign group Voices for the Library to close

Campaign group Voices for the Library is to disband due to the pressures of the workload on its members. Read more

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