rs21 : 9th August
Fight for your right to read
Alan Gibbons, author, organiser of the Campaign for the Book and lifelong socialist discusses the attacks that the library service is facing in Britain. He is based in Liverpool where proposals to cut eleven of the city’s nineteen libraries have recently been announced. 
http://rs21.org.uk/2014/08/09/fight-for-your-right-to-read/

THE GUARDIAN : 10th August
Academics fear for Warburg Institute’s London library, saved from the Nazis‘Jewel in University of London’s humanities crown’ faces court review of status and protesters say it is at risk of being broken up
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/aug/10/academics-warburg-institute-university-london-court-saved-nazis

North Devon Journal : 10th August
Friends of Northam Library fight continues 
http://www.northdevonjournal.co.uk/Friends-Northam-Library-fight-continues/story-22289386-detail/story.html

Diss Express : 10th August
Suffolk Post Office confirm Stradbroke branch to open in October
A spokesperson has confirmed the new branch, which will be housed in the library in Queens Street, will open its doors for the first time on Tuesday, October 14, at 1pm.
http://www.dissexpress.co.uk/news/latest-news/post-office-confirm-stradbroke-branch-to-open-in-october-1-6225762

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Libraries News Round-up: 1 February 2018

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