Category Archives: Public libraries

Unstoppable force (Tory minister) comes against immovable object (Camden New Journal)

In the best traditions of the Camden New Journal, see how smooth culture minister Ed Vaizey tries to dodge a series of questions about library closures during his visit to Camden this week.   Ouch.  P.s.  Happy birthday Eric Gordon. Advertisements

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Content wars and Canutism – why public libraries face more than government cuts in the digital age

There are few more controversial and emotive issues than the future of local public libraries.  Indeed, the current budgetary crisis for affecting local authorities has forced many Town Halls to make unpopular decisions, including widespread closure programmes, leaving residents feeling … Continue reading

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