Libraries in London Evaluate Impact After Collapse of Carillion

Croydon council has reacted to the service provider’s liquidation by taking the service in-house again, while Ealing and Harrow are laying contingency plansThe fallout from the collapse of Carillion has hit the UK’s already beleaguered library sector, with several London authorities making moves to part ways with the bankrupt outsourcing firm – including Croydon council,…

via London libraries assess impact of Carillion collapse — Books | The Guardian

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #38

When Patrons Start Asking For Tax Forms…

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Library Zine! Second Issue Now Available

The New York Public Library’s Library Zine! has just released their second issue. Due to high support and enthusiasm over the first issue, the editors of the magazine were able to publish another issue! Continue reading “Library Zine! Second Issue Now Available”

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #37

When you ask your manager to help you out at the Information Desk…

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“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” Is Finally Coming to the US

Source: The British Library

The successful exhibition, Harry Potter: The History of Magic that wowed people at the British Library in London, will be making its debut in the US. Continue reading ““Harry Potter: A History of Magic” Is Finally Coming to the US”

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #36

Planning programs for the rest of this and next month…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #35

How I Feel Trying to Get Through the Rest of the Year…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #34

When a patron comes in and asks if we have a movie that is still in theaters…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #33

When the cops take a long time to respond to an unruly patron…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #31

“I Didn’t Know When the Book Was Due So I Shouldn’t Be Fined.”