Poetic comment on the plight of HMV and Blockbuster.
Long hours, large spaces, cafes and lots of books.
Campaigners bring legal challenge against Brent Council.
Campaigners are raising funds for a legal challenge to Brent’s decision to close six libraries, while Lewisham has turned three over to private hands.
Simon Munnery takes on the ladies, and a perfectly pitched night of sweet lament to libraries from Emmy the Great and Jack Underwood.
Do you remember learning to read? When were you last in a library for some quality time with a text?
And the rest of the day’s news…
Croydon is cutting money from youth services but might save their libraries; Lewisham is so scared of protest they moved their council meetings to mornings.
Did you go the library on Saturday?
A group of librarians and authors are mapping the libraries across Britain that are under threat of, or have already succumbed to, closure or cutbacks.
Government spending cuts are not good news for our public libraries. One with its head on the block is Kensal Rise Library. On the agenda for Brent Council’s Monday meeting are proposals to “transform” Brent libraries with 6 slated for closure. Park Life blog has …