Tomorrow the councillors who oversee Hertfordshire’s library service will meet to review half-yearly performance – and they will hear how it is on course to meet its targets.
Public libraries might not be quite as firmly on their last legs as naysayers would have you believe, according to research from the pollster YouGov.
The role of Arts Council England (ACE) in supporting public libraries could be put under the spotlight with the announcement of an inquiry into its work.
Advice promoting volunteer-run libraries was put together by civil servants and never signed off by ministers, according to an investigation by a library staff organisation.
The Hertfordshire Libraries e-newsletter for January is now availalbe – and in this issue you can find books to make you feel better, learn about the Romantic Novel of the Year and get up to speed with digital library services.
The key issue for libraries in North Herts and Stevenage right now is the Hertfordshire Libraries consultation – and We Heart Libraries believes it is essential that as many people as possible take part.
Hertfordshire Libraries has just published its e-newsletter for December – and in this issue you can find out how to take part in the libraries consultation, get Christmas opening times and learn about changes to DVD rental prices.
A lack of progress for the UK in global reading, science and maths league tables has led librarians to call for school libraries to be better-funded.
Around 30 of Lincolnshire’s 45 libraries are likely to be handed over to volunteers in a council scheme slated to save £1.7 million.
Library services could soon be a luxury that most local authorities will struggle to afford, according to a new report – even though the law says they must be provided.