THE BOOKSELLER : 11th August
Carnegie Trust launches £200,000 library innovation fund
A three-year funding programme, Carnegie Library Lab, will create partnerships with up to 15 libraries looking to develop “innovative practice.”  Libraries will be able to apply for a grant during September, submitting an idea for the library which finds a new way to use the space, offers a alternative method to deliver the library service, brings different activities into the library or involves a new partnership.

Liverpool Echo : 11th August
Protestors pledge: We will fight to save Liverpool’s libraries 
Over 8,000 sign petition against closure of 11 city libraries

Public Libraries News : 10th August
Editorial | Liverpool sinking, stock floating … and a request for information

Public Libraries News : 10th August
New page:  Dynamic / Floating Stock
includes – Pros & cons and a Case Study

THE GUARDIAN : 11th August
Labour: ‘Unleash digital creativity to shift power away from Whitehall’ 
Listing six key findings from the review, the piece states priorities for Labour’s digital government planning:
The sixth is:
• Inclusion of all communities and support through libraries, post offices and voluntary organisations for those without digital skills.


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Libraries News Round-up: 16 June 2016

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