BBC News: 13 June
Scotland | Union concern over a plan to use pupils to run school libraries
Peeblesshire News: 13 June
Parents anger at their library used as misrepresented example
Issue No. 1472
Library News (p.35)
Librarians around the UK were outraged to learn that the Society of Chief Librarians had signed them up to a deal with the Home Office.
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Barnet Times: 13 June
Councillors vote down Barnet libraries update
Daily Star: 13 June
The Great British sell-off: Parks, pools & libraries lost
A report titled “The Great British Sell Off” by communities charity Locality found fewer than half of councils have a plan for community ownership. The charity is calling for the Government to give £200million a year for five years to support a Community Ownership Fund.
The Gazette: 13 June
Is South Gloucestershire’s open access library scheme working?
Banbury Cake: 13 June
Oxfordshire | Charlbury library backed by volunteers is model for future
Daily Echo: 13 June
Hampshire | See pictures of Totton’ library’s new look
The refurbishment includes the installation of self-service kiosks and two meeting rooms.
Northamptonshire Telegraph: 13 June
‘Major step forward’ in potential buyout of Desborough and Rothwell libraries
Derby Telegraph: 13 June
Ashbourne children’s clubs may be forced to close if library shake-up goes ahead