Tagged: Nick Poole

CILIP, Libraries Connected and Carnegie to explore 'new roadmap' for public libraries

CILIP and membership organisation Libraries Connected are investigating a new roadmap for public libraries as part of an initiative exploring how libraries could be funded,... Read more

Data the key for new, three-year school libraries campaign

The Great School Libraries Campaign is to embark on a comprehensive survey of UK schools’ library provision in the hope of forcing Ofsted to include... Read more

Budget leaves schools struggling to buy books, warn librarians

School librarians have reacted with dismay to the Budget news that schools are to receive a one-off payment of £400m, telling The Bookseller that schools... Read more

CILIP makes changes at Carnegie and Kate Greenaway following diversity review

Library and information association CILIP has opened up nominations for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards to other industry bodies and is introducing a ‘children’s... Read more

Poole: 'We should be outraged at assault on libraries'

Nick Poole, c.e.o. of library and information association CILIP, has condemned recent library cuts as "a wholesale assault on a vital civic institution", in a... Read more

Government slams CIPFA library data as 'flawed' and 'unusable'

The government-appointed Libraries Taskforce has criticised the body responsible for publishing annual statistics on libraries, saying its "flawed" data reveals the sector to be in... Read more

Public's library support 'needs to shift to activism'

The public should be "weaponised" into supporting libraries as part of a shift towards activism, attendees at the annual conference for the library and information association... 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

Library groups call for inquiry after Carillion collapse

Libraries body CILIP has called for a public inquiry to investigate whether the government knowingly issued contracts for the delivery of public services to a... Read more

Author and illustrator donate £1k to library near Grenfell Tower

Illustrator Lane Smith and author Ruta Sepetys, winners of the 2017 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway children’s book awards, are to jointly donate £1,000 to North... Read more

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