Tagged: Speak Up for Libraries

'National scandal': library campaigners lobby parliament

High-profile writers including Cathy Cassidy, Jake Arnott and Philip Ardagh gathered at parliament alongside library campaigners to protest the “national scandal” of the widespread closures... Read more

Top authors to celebrate National Libraries Day, lobby parliament

A host of writers and artists, including crime writer Ann Cleeves, poet Roger McGough and author/illustrator Nick Sharratt, will join local library communities in a... Read more

Campaigners must be 'realistic' about future of libraries

Libraries and campaigners have to be "realistic" about what future libraries can offer as funding cuts mean the Libraries Taskforce was "having to make some... Read more

Speak Up for Libraries conference to be held in November

Speak Up for Libraries, the coalition of organisations and campaigners working to protect libraries and library staff, will hold its fifth national conference in November.... Read more

Speak Up For Libraries releases manifesto

Speak Up For Libraries has launched a manifesto ahead of the general election, calling on library users to make public libraries a central issue. The... Read more

Vaizey says no to Newcastle library inquiry

Ed Vaizey has confirmed that there will not be an inquiry into library closures in Newcastle, where 10 of the council's 18 libraries were handed... Read more

Sieghart Review to recommend task force for libraries

The eagerly-awaited Sieghart Review on the public library service will argue for a dedicated task force involving "all key players working together" to deliver changes... Read more

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