Tagged: volunteers

Shropshire to make 16 libraries volunteer-run

Shropshire County Council is looking at handing all but six of its 22 libraries to community groups, as it seeks to make savings of £1.3m... Read more

Hertfordshire and Gateshead cuts to impact libraries

Hertfordshire County Council has approved library plans which will see more volunteer involvement in the library service. The council's cabinet approved plans this week that... Read more

Over half Staffs libraries to be volunteer-run

Staffordshire has confirmed plans which will see more than half of its libraries passed to volunteers. The county council's cabinet approved plans today (18th February)... Read more

Staffs library cuts set to include mobile service

Staffordshire County Council is considering cutting its entire mobile library service, on top of plans to stop running 24 static libraries. The authority was criticised... Read more

Nearly half Gwynedd libraries face closure

Gwynedd Council is the latest to lay out potential library cuts, with eight of its 17 libraries facing closure. The Welsh council has said the... Read more

Volunteers called on to save Blackburn libraries

Blackburn with Darwen Council is asking for volunteers to help run three of its five libraries or they risk closure. The council is hoping volunteers... Read more

Connect Books employee raises £4,500 for Ebola crisis

An employee from Norwich-based Connect Books has raised almost £4,500 for the Ebola crisis at a local book fair. Yaima Ballester, a cataloguer of bibliographic... Read more

Half North Yorks libraries could face closure

Half of the libraries in North Yorkshire could face closure unless volunteers come forward to keep them open, the county council has warned. The push... Read more

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