Tagged: Birmingham City Council

Library of Birmingham in £2m language school conversion

The Library of Birmingham is to undergo a £2.1m conversion which will see the opening of a language school. Read more

CILIP open letter urges Birmingham to reconsider library cuts

Nick Poole, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP), has written an open letter to Birmingham City Council, urging... Read more

Coates calls for Vaizey to be replaced as culture minister

Former Waterstones’ boss Tim Coates has called for Ed Vaizey to be replaced as culture minister, and for his replacement to “get a really tight... Read more

Southampton residents confront council over library closures

Southampton residents branded their council leisure chief a “disgrace” at a meeting to discuss the closure of six libraries in the area. According to local... Read more

Birmingham Council confirms 'pause' on library book fund

Birmingham City Council has confirmed it is making cuts to the number of books it will buy for libraries, after libraries in the area ... Read more

Outrage as Birmingham Libraries appeal for book donations

Birmingham Libraries are reportedly asking the public to donate books published in the last 12 months because of budget cuts.   On Facebook, BBC... Read more

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