Bristol 24/7: 13 June
More than half of Bristol’s libraries could close
Under new proposals, the number of libraries will go down from 27 to just 10, with a reduction in opening hours for the libraries that remain.
https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/news/half-bristols-libraries-close/

ITV News: 13 June
Bristol to lose 17 libraries under latest saving proposals
Bristol Post: 13 June
Councillors hit out at ‘appalling’ and ‘devastating’ cut proposals concerning libraries and public toilets
Liverpool Echo: 13 June
Could ten libraries be closed in Wirral as council tries to save cash?
Report suggests keeping 14-16 out of 24 branches – and more reliance on volunteers.
The Bookseller: 12 June

Pottermore to allow free e-book library loans
Staffordshire Newsletter: 12 June
Stafford’s Rising Brook Library celebrates new status as it marks 60th anniversary
An official opening ceremony on Saturday marked the library’s move to a volunteer-run facility.
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