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Prison library provision in Leicestershire

Gordon Betton

Prison library provision in Leicestershire

a report, 1976-77

by Gordon Betton

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Published by Leicestershire Libraries & Information Service in [Leicester] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Gordon Belton and Madeleine Cooke.
SeriesOccasional papers -- 1.
ContributionsCooke, Madeleine.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13699313M

For over 21 years Prison Book Project has been sending books into prisons with one vision in mind to Touch Lives Behind Bars. Our goals for each year have grown and adapted. In our first 2 years our goal was to put 1, books in the local county jail, with the Lords provision we were able to put in 38, books. Principal Primary Sources. James Neild, The State of the Prisons of England, Scotland and Wales (London, ), p; Account of Gaols, Houses of Correction or Penitentiaries in the United Kingdom, (Parl. Papers, , XVII), p

Leicestershire Libraries, Leicester. K likes. Your local library offers more than just books, pop in and you'll find reading groups, homework help groups, rent DVDs and CDs, plus surf the internet /5(6). 2. The Prison Library Project. c/o The Claremont Forum. C W. Foothill Blvd, PMB Claremont, CA • The Prison Library Project mails o packages of books each year to inmates as well as boxes of books to prison librarians, educators and chaplains. 3. Prisoners Literature Project (PLP) (Serves all of the US except Texas Missing: Leicestershire.

Books open worlds for people behind bars: Library services in prison as exemplified by the Münster Prison Library, Germany's “Library of the Year ” Library Trends, Missing: Leicestershire. The Prison Libraries Group serves the interest of all members concerned with the provision of library services to prison communities. The Group is committed to improving the quality of the service whilst raising the profile of prison libraries.


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Governors must ensure that library provision is in line with the current Library Specification and is set down in a written agreement, usually a Service Level Agreement, between the prison and the library provider.

Governors must ensure that prisoners’ statutory entitlements to library provision are met. HMP Leicester Prison Library. For over 8 years the prison library has work closely with volunteers to deliver its Storybook Dad scheme.

Volunteers are trained in how to facilitate and record readings of books by the prisoners for their children. guidelines for the provision of library services to the various population groups within The first edition of Guidelines for Library Services to Prisoners, edited by Frances E.

Kaiser, was published in This document The prison library should provide the offenders with the opportunity to developFile Size: KB. Leicestershire Libraries A definition of consultation from a Court of Appeal case relating to the National Assistance Act “. Whether or not consultation of interested parties and the public is a legal requirement, if it is embarked upon it must be carried out properly.

To be proper. Leicester Prison. Leicester prison is a men’s prison in the centre of Leicester. Prison visits are temporarily suspended following instructions for people to stay at home, protect the NHS and Author: Her Majesty’S Prison And Probation Service.

Prison libraries are funded by an agency of the Ministry of Justice, which gives the money to the prison’s local public library authority, which in turn provides a library service to the prison. For members of Leicestershire Libraries. Online reference library for books and authors, reference books and dictionaries, access to research, business information and consumer advice, Driving Theory Test, and local and Prison library provision in Leicestershire book history.

Book a computer to use at a library. You can book a computer to use at a library up to two weeks in advance. If you don’t know your library card number or have lost your library card, contact a library. The charge for a replacement library card is £1 for adults, 50p for children.

If you don’t know your library PIN. You can ask staff at any library to reset your PIN or contact us onemail [email protected]   It’s rare to get a glimpse of life behind the imposing walls of Leicester Prison. More than inmates are housed in the Category B Victorian Welford Road jail and some insight into their lives.

Governors must ensure that library provision is in line with the current Library Specification and set down in a written agreement between the prison and the library provider. Governors must ensure that a prisoner’s statutory entitlement to library provision is met. The joint arrangement with Leicestershire Libraries provides for a loan service of books and learning resources and a book reservation service for the inmates at Leicester Prison.

In addition the arrangement provides for the delivery of library services training for prison officers. Our budget: £5, (plus contribution from bookstock). HM Prison Leicester is a local men's prison, located on Welford Road in the centre of Leicester, Leicestershire, England.

The term 'local' means that the prison holds people on remand to the local courts, as well as sentenced on: Leicester, Leicestershire. Leicester City Council, through Leicester City Libraries, is a direct service provider of library services via a network of 21 static library sites and two children’s mobile Bookbuses.

Libraries also deliver services to frail, elderly and housebound people either directly to their homes or by transporting. The Prison Library Project has grown into a sizable volunteer organization with a distinct vision and identity.

The purpose of the Project is to supply books, free of charge, to any inmate Missing: Leicestershire. There is no clear cut answer to the questions I get about what prison libraries should provide.

That depends on the states. Bounds v Smith mandated "access to the courts" for prisoners., The law did not specify how access should be provided, so states had various mid s with Lewis v Casey, many states watered down the legal services, with some providing the bare minimum Missing: Leicestershire.

10 Reasons to Reject a New Prison in Leicester. The prison will divert and drain community resources. The £ million allocated for the new prison in Leicester could be more wisely invested in community and social welfare provision. The prison will strain local NHS provision as prisoners have higher rates of physical and mental illness.

Overdrive eBooks and eAudiobooks. Overdrive is easy to use with your library card and PIN, if you don’t have a library card or don’t know your PIN, please visit one of our libraries. You can choose from an expanding range of fiction, non-fiction, teenage and children's eBooks and. Provision/Promotion of library facilities in local Children Centres.

Targeted support for parents/carers in computer skills/use of public access IT resources – development of Digital Clubs in Leicester Libraries.

Support Family Learning projects in partnership with LASALS –e g Leicester Prison. In his survey of prison collections, Roberts uses a long quote from an inmate named Willie Sutton, who says, “long ago I discovered the value of books.

Every prison has a library, and prison wardens knowing that you can’t file through the steel bars with a copy of Tom Sawyer, let you have all the books you want”(Roberts,p.

75).File Size: KB. Making the Most of Your Library - Prisons Making the Most of Your Library has been developed by Leicestershire Library Service in partnership with Libraries Connected for volunteers working in community managed or community led libraries.

The Book; Leicester. Location: Leicestershire Date of visit: 20 December Visit number: 70 Prison type: [glossary-ignore]Category B Local[/glossary-ignore] Capacity: Opened: Operator: HMPS. PRISONERS.Browse Prisons in Leicester, Leicestershire featuring photos, videos, special offers and testimonials to help you choose the right local Prisons for you.

× This website uses cookies, which cannot be used to personally identify you.Critical Remarks. County Gaol was rebuilt on this site in The original foundation date is unknown. When the County Gaol was moved to premises in Welford Road in (ID 40), the Borough Gaol (ID ) took over this site.