THE BOOKSELLER : 10th September
Young Americans ‘as keen on libraries as ever’
Young people in the US are just as likely to use libraries as older adults, and are more sceptical of the level of information available on the internet, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.

THE GUARDIAN : 11th September
Libraries are a lifeline for remote communities in Orkney and Shetland

Hinckley Times : 11th September
Leicestershire | Alternatives to closing village libraries to be considered
It is proposing to reduce opening hours of the 16 most used libraries – which includes Hinckley – but continue to operate a full service, and it is recommended that this is given the go-ahead next week.

Liverpool Echo : 11th September
Council in talks with ‘interested parties’ to run closure-threatened centres

ITV News : 11th September
Talks begin over the future of Liverpool’s libraries

Liverpool Echo : 10th September
Campaigners’ emotional plea to save Liverpool’s under threat libraries 
She revealed the council was in “serious discussions” with Merseytravel about cheaper bus fares for passengers going to libraries.

Lincolnshire Echo : 10th September
Campaigners visit County Hall to hear latest library update
“We will have a comprehensive consultation which includes looking at the 30-minute drive time to get to libraries along with the Greenwich Leisure proposal.”

Batley & Birstall News : 11th September
Kirklees | Emmerdale actress against library cuts …

Portsmouth News : 11th September
Hampshire Council extends consultation over Emsworth Library proposals

LondonSE1 : 11th September
Times and Sun publisher donates tablet computers to Southwark libraries

This Is Local London : 11th September
Harrow Budget consultation reveals further cuts to services
includes “closure of some council libraries” | @

Daily Post : 11th September
Wales | Flintshire council will consider Wrexham merger
“It must be proven to alleviate the situation, not exasperate [sic] it.”


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Library News Round-up: 12 August 2015

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