Here’s another interesting article from CILIP: A new initiative has been launched to establish a stronger future for public libraries across England. Led by Libraries Connected and CILIP, the project will explore different options for how libraries could be funded, managed and delivered in the years ahead. An initial scoping study is being backed by … More New roadmap for public libraries to be investigated
From Liam Geraghty at the Big Issue, here’s another encouraging feature: Libraries closing their doors have become a regular sight on local newspaper pages across the country – 478 have gone in the last eight years – but last august brought hope for book lovers. Northamptonshire County Council’s (NCC) plans to axe 21 of the 36 … More Will landmark ruling rewrite the book on library closures?
Another interesting article from the Big Issue website: Refuse workers in Turkish capital Ankara rescued 6,000 books from the brink of landfill before starting their own community library A group of Turkish bin men who saw books being dumped for landfill have taken our WhyBooksMatter ethos to new heights. The refuse workers in Ankara started … More Meet the bin men who built their own library (and it wasn’t rubbish!)