How Little Free Libraries Inspired Little Free Pantries: Critical Linking, September 6, 2019

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Bennett to hold Brent library fundraiser

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 11:17 Alan Bennett is to hold a fundraiser to help fund the legal campaign against the Brent library closures. Residents of Brent sent a legal letter to the council's legal director on Friday (6th May). It argues the council's move... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell cuts 19 from library supply business

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 14:19 Blackwell has today (10th May) axed 19 head office jobs from its library supply team. The staff, who are all based at the Blackwell headquarters in Oxfordshire, were told today they will be made redundant as of 1st July. read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal action over Brent library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:21 Brent council, which recently confirmed a decision to close six of its 12 libraries, has become the latest to face a legal challenge from residents. Law firm Bindmans sent a letter before action detailing a proposed claim for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High Court reviews for library closures

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 04/05/2011 - 09:15 Somerset and Gloucestershire county councils have been landed with a judicial review in the High Court over their plans to close over 20 libraries. Somerset County Council plans to withdraw funding for 11 libraries while... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales now worth 6%, as ebooks grow 300% in 2010

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 09:22 The digital publishing market is now worth 6% of UK publishers' sales, the Publishers Association has revealed, with consumer digital sales up more than 300% in 2010 to £16m—the third year of treble digit growth. The PA... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc secures print subscribers free iPad access

Time Inc, the owner of magazine publisher IPC, has agreed a deal with Apple that lets subscribers to its print magazines access their iPad editions for free, according to reports. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries vital for nation's happiness, says Archbishop

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 15:48 The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticised library closures during his Easter Sermon, delivered at the weekend. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More library closures set for summer

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 08:10 A second wave of library closures will be announced following the May local elections and through into the summer, claim library experts. Just over 500 public libraries, including mobile library services, are currently... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Books to Be Loaned From Libraries Later This Year

Amazon said Wednesday that its popular Kindle e-reader will allow customers to borrow Kindle books from more than 11,000 U.S. libraries starting later this year. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle [eMoney]

Amazon just eliminated one of the biggest differences between the Kindle and competing e-readers. It said today it will be rolling out the Kindle Library Lending feature later this year, allowing customers to borrow books for free from more than 11,000 libraries in the U.S. Other e-readers and... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day could become a 'week of events'

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 07:27 A first planning meeting is to be held to establish a National Libraries Day, after widespread support for the idea from organisations including the Booksellers Association, the National Union of Teachers, Booktrust, The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book spend cut "easiest" way to save library revenue

Written By: Benedicte Page and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 16:09 A libraries boss has admitted cutting spending on books is "the easiest" way to achieve savings, as wholesaler Bertrams reports its library sales have slumped by a quarter. Results put out by parent Smiths... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF: Libraries must digitise to stay relevant

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 13:59 Libraries must embark on a programme of digitising content if they are not to be left behind amid changes to the sector, a senior figure in European library digitisation has claimed. Speaking to The Bookseller, Jon Purday,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertrams blames sales drop on library decline

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 09:26 Sales at wholesaler Bertrams dropped 3% in the last six months, with library sales down 25%. But strong international sales and a "resilient" retail performance in the face of a slowing consumer book market helped arrest the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners says publishers 'not interested' in library fight

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 11:06 Library campaigner Tim Coates called on publishers to get involved in the fight to save public libraries, warning that the 500 currently threatened with closure will be followed by many more without action to protect the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Downloading Free Books to Your IPad

Reading reader Greg Jacobs is interested in putting books other than those available from the iBookstore on his iPad. He writes: Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brent Council recommends closing six libraries

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 16:11 Brent Council has recommended closing six of its libraries, as protests continue against the cuts. The report follows a three-month community consultation on Brent's "Libraries Transformation Project". It has been... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA and PA in library plea to councils

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:26 The Publishers Association and Booksellers Association have written to all local authority chief executives, saying they are "deeply concerned" about potential spending cuts leading to libraries disappearing from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tonto buys Inspiral Carpets memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 10:33 Tonto Books has bought rights to the frank memoir of former Inspiral Carpets frontman Tom Hingley. Tonto publisher Stu Wheatman bought world rights direct from Hingley to the aptly-titled Carpet Burns. The title will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ness and CILIP in school libraries plea

Written By: Katie Allen and Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:49 Children’s author Patrick Ness and Annie Mauger, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) have called for a "properly resourced and professionally staffed"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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