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Library workers ‘put heart and soul into service’

UNISON lays down plans to protect service and workers after hearing of members burned out and facing threats and violence

Article on the UNISON National site.

Public library service ‘hollowed out’ by job losses and cuts

UNISON backs BBC report that reveals loss of 8,000 jobs and 343 libraries in six years

Article on the UNISON National site.

♡ UNISON: union members made my workplace great

As a library assistant my job is to be the first point of contact for people who come in to use the services – I look after the book stock, order new books, transfer books, advise parents on what level children’s books their child should have and more

Article, UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.

Love your library? Tell us about it

UNISON survey of library workers will look at the effects of austerity cuts on the service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Culture is a human need

Local government conference vows to campaign for libraries and cultural services.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Libraries Seminar – Monday 13 February 2017

Libraries and Library Services have been serverly hit due to the Austery agenda.  8000 jobs have been lost, 343 Libraries closed, over 15,000 volunteers introduced and many more buildings handed over to either community groups or external providers.  Libraries are one of the few free open spaces in society, they are often the heart of […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

The Elaines: speaking up for local libraries

Friends and fellow UNISON members Elaine Brooks and Elaine Cotterell have worked in libraries all their lives. They travelled to London to defend their passion

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

National Demonstration to Save Libraries, Museums and Culture

Date
3 November 2018 11:00am–2:00pm
Location
Central London

As the crisis in our public library service deepens and central Government slashes local council budgets, UNISON is calling a National Demonstration in support of Libraries, Museums and Culture. The demo and rally, supported by PCS and UNITE will march through central London. Details: Date: Saturday 3 November Rally in Parliament Square 1.15pm Finish by […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Turning over a new leaf – taking the fight for libraries to the streets

Writers, readers and workers take the fight for the country’s cultural soul to Westminster

Article on the UNISON National site.

Yoga, stand-up comedy, singing children and books…

All in a day’s work for today’s librarian

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

‘Save the arts and libraries’ march goes through London cultural landmarks to Parliament

Cash-trapped councils across the country have had no choice but to cut back on culture and libraries spending in a desperate attempt to save core services

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.