Bromsgrove Advertiser : 12 October
Frankley Library avoids axe but faces cuts to opening hours under Birmingham City Council consultation


East London & West Sussex Guardian : 12 October
‘This is a scandal’- communities hit back at plan to close Walthamstow libraries


The Socialist newspaper : 12 October
Union campaign strikes blow against Bromley Tories
Bromley, Bexley, Croydon and Greenwich mentioned, plus Carillion


The Spectator : 12 October
What books mean to rough sleepers – and the library that helps them
Details the work of Quaker Homeless Action mobile library, giving homeless people who can’t borrow from public libraries access to books


BBC News : 12 October
US libraries seeking 21st Century model
Library services in UK and US compared; innovation vs primary purpose 


Blackpool Gazette : 13 October
Lancashire | A lifeline for doomed libraries?


Bedfordshire News : 13 October
Library consultation extended after bin cut ‘rush through’ slammed


Sunderland Echo : 13 October
One week left to have a say on future of Sunderland’s library services


The Big Issue : 13 October
John Bird warns Parliament: Close libraries and you’ll be forced to build more prisons


Warrington Guardian : 13 October
Letter | Widening gap


Warrington Guardian : 13 October
Letter | Flawed model 


Warrington Guardian : 13 October
Letter | Failed system


Northern Echo : 13 October
Darlington | Anne Fine joins Crown Street in renewed effort to resist closure plan

Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire
Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire
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