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The decision to close 21 council-run libraries in Northamptonshire was made unlawfully, a court has ruled.
Recycled robots and ‘libraries at night’ are just some of the projects chosen to receive funding from the Library Lab initiative.
Isle of Wight Council has been forced to upgrade security measures at a local library after a couple were caught having sex among the bookshelves.
A number of Bromley’s library staff went on strike today in response to what their union describes as a ‘paltry and insulting’ pay offer.
Northamptonshire County Council is facing a government investigation over its decision to close 21 libraries.
Northamptonshire County Council has announced revised budget savings after being warned by auditors to revise its spending plans.
Spending on libraries has fallen for the seventh year running because of the squeeze on council funding, according to financial experts.
Financially-squeezed councils can now access a specialised online hub designed to help them share innovative ways to invest in culture.
Although one in two people in the UK continue to use their local library, there has been a significant drop in how often people visit them, new research has revealed.
Most libraries in North Yorkshire will be run by community groups and those under council management will be supported by volunteers in move to deal with cuts.