Carnegie Library to see candlelit procession protest tonight

Campaigners will stage a candlelit "eve of destruction rally" at the closed Carnegie Library in London’s Herne Hill. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Volunteer-run, makeshift libraries are popping up at Indian protest sites.

This week, the ongoing protests in India in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial new citizenship law, which discriminates against Indian Muslims, have intensified and turned violent. But one bright spot is the fact that, as Maroosha Muzaffar reports at Ozy, some volunteers... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young people's library usage trends revealed in Carnegie report

Library usage among young people has increased in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales, but is down in England and Scotland, a new survey has found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hundreds gather to 'ridicule' Carnegie Library situation

Around 250 campaigners turned out on April Fool’s Day to “ridicule” Lambeth Council’s decision to turn Carnegie Library into a “healthy living centre with a self-service neighbourhood library”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Protest planned over Lewisham library cuts

Library campaigners plan to gather this Saturday to protest the £1m cuts to Lewisham Council’s library budget, which will see staff removed from four libraries across the borough. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A letter supporting Carnegie Library occupiers

A letter from authors and illustrators calling on Lambeth Council to keep libraries in the borough open. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carnegie Library protestors handed court order

Actress Adjoa Andoh has joined campaigners protesting at Carnegie Library as Lambeth council issued occupiers with a possession order against them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Occupy Carnegie’: The UK’s Fast-Growing Library Crisis

According to a recent BBC report, some 15,000 volunteers have been recruited to run UK libraries, the paid staffers of which have been laid off. A standoff in south London is throwing the situation into sharp relief. The post ‘Occupy Carnegie’: The UK’s Fast-Growing Library Crisis appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carnegie Library occupiers vow to remain 'until forced out'

Determined library campaigners have vowed to occupy Herne Hill’s Carnegie Library “until they are forced out”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners protest closure of London's Feminist Library

Over 100 campaigners gathered last night to protest the eviction of London's Feminist Library from the building that has housed it for 30 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carnegie winner Landman condemns library closures

Tanya Landman, who this morning picked up the CILIP Carnegie medal for Buffalo Soldier (Walker Books), used her acceptance speech to speak out against the closure of libraries, as well as how schools are killing the creative process.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebration and protest marks National Libraries Day

Around 700 events took place to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday (7th February), 100 more than the previous year, according to CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, which now organises the day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library protests planned for Cardiff while Lincolnshire confirms cuts

Protestors in Cardiff will use National Libraries Day this weekend to raise awareness of cuts facing the city's library service. Campaigners in Birmingham have already announced their own plans to protest on the day, forming a human chain "hugging" the threatened Library of Birmingham.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day to see Birmingham cuts protest

Protesters will use National Libraries Day on Saturday as a chance to campaign against planned cuts at the Library of Birmingham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP protests against IWM library 'closure'

The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) has written an open letter to the Imperial War Museum, expressing concern over the threat to its unique library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carnegie Trust launches £200,000 library innovation fund

The Carnegie UK Trust is starting a new £200,000 project to help expand the role of public... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Campaigners plan protest for Women's Library reopening

Campaigners are planning to picket the re-opening of the Women's Library tonight (12th March... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners protest over Herefordshire library cuts

Library campaigners in Herefordshire have urged the council to abandon plans to slash funding and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Protest mounts over Lincolnshire library closures

More than 20,000 people have signed a petition against library closures in Lincolnshire, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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