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Library campaigners pledge unity as Pullman slams council 'bullshit'

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:30 Library campaigners from across the country vowed to work together to put pressure on government, at a pioneering day conference held in London on Saturday (22nd October). Meanwhile, speaking at the event, author Philip... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman calls library fight "war against stupidity"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:30 Northern Lights author Philip Pullman has launched an attack on the government's library policy, telling campaigners they were fighting a "war against stupidity", and criticising Brent council for "political bullshit" over... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Season at Kensington Library

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:15 Publisher Bloomsbury has organised a series of author events at Kensington Central Library for the first months of 2012. The Bloomsbury Season will see events with Anna Reid and Lady Antonia Fraser held in January, with Man... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Injunction granted to prevent Brent libraries board-up

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 10:00 Lawyers acting for Brent's library campaigners have been granted an injunction to prevent further dismantling to the six libraries closed by Brent council. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Permission granted for Brent library appeal

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 17:21 Brent library campaigners have been given permission to appeal against the judicial review decision made against them in the High Court by Mr Justice Ouseley last week. The case will be heard in the court of appeal as an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library reinstates Amazon link

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 09:56 The British Library is reinstating its link to Amazon on online catalogue records, after briefly removing the feature last week in response to criticism from leading booksellers. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cooke defends Brent library; no word from Hunt

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 14:25 Literary agent Geraldine Cooke is calling on members of the book trade with links to Brent to join demonstrators in their vigils outside the north London borough's closed libraries. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #closed libraries #join demonstrators #book trade


Cook defends Brent library; no word from Hunt

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 14:25 Literary agent Geraldine Cook is calling on members of the book trade with links to Brent to join demonstrators in their vigils outside the north London borough's closed libraries. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Camden campaigners to try for library judicial review

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 10:14 Camden library campaigners have become the latest group to apply for judicial review over library closures. The Camden Public Library User Group has instructed solicitors Bindmans to lodge an application for judicial review,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library attacked for Amazon link

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 14/10/2011 - 09:27 read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Workmen prepare to board up Kensal Rise library

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 16:12 Around 50 demonstrators, including women with children, are gathering outside Kensal Rise library in Brent this afternoon (13th October) as workmen prepare to board up the door and windows. The library was closed this... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brent libraries verdict on Thursday

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 08:48 Judgement will be given in the judicial review case into Brent library closures on Thursday (13th October). The judge, Mr Justice Ouseley, will deliver his verdict in the High Court on Thursday morning. The ruling will be the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doncaster to hand 12 libraries to volunteers

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 08:50 Doncaster council has announced plans to hand 12 libraries over to volunteer-running, some as early as November, the BBC reports. The development, which comes after a year's moratorium on library cuts, comes despite a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peet accuses politicians of "weasel words" over libraries

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 08:50 Author Mal Peet has accused politicians talking about the importance of community of using "weasel words" unless they defend libraries. Peet was speaking at a Publishers Association (PA) and Authors' Licensing &... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Notts libraries to charge for ebook loans

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 08:42 Nottinghamshire library service has become the first to institute a charge for ebook loans. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes: dismantling libraries is "self-mutilation"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 15:00 Author Julian Barnes, shortlisted for this year's Man Booker prize for his novel The Sense of an Ending, has said it is "national self-mutilation" to damage the public library service. Barnes said: "Like most writers of my... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners question IOW council's 'community libraries'

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 15:12 The Isle of Wight council has said five libraries originally scheduled for closure last June will become "community libraries" and will not be closed. But campaigners have branded plans to hand the libraries over to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE library report "a disappointment"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 08:57 Library campaigners have expressed intense disappointment with the Arts Council (ACE)'s first strategy document on libraries. with one claiming it is not "devised to meet people's needs". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check Out What You Can Check Out at a Wisconsin Library: The Apple iPad

While many libraries are now checking out ebooks and digital audiobooks in addition to physical media, the Eau Claire library is taking things a step further by lending out iPads themselves. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #physical media #digital audiobooks #apple ipad


Amazon launches Kindle Library Lending program

Last April, Amazon announced the Kindle Library Lending program would let Kindle users borrow books from more than 11,000 U.S. libraries. Today, the program officially launched at all participating libraries. Users can search their local library's website, and when they find a book, they can... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #lending program #local library #windows phone #kindle app #amazon announced