A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter.

Public Libraries News : 13th April
Editorial | “We now have six examples of poor to terrible performance by community libraries based on hard data”
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/04/we-now-have-six-examples-of-poor-to-terrible-performance-by-community-libraries-based-on-hard-data.html

This Is Croydon : 13th April
Upper Norwood Library will open for just three days a week
http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/Upper-Norwood-Library-open-just-days-week/story-18685779-detail/story.html#axzz2QJjhhSfQ

Tottenham Journal : 13th April
Pensioner speaks up for the users of Haringey’s scrapped mobile library service
http://www.tottenhamjournal.co.uk/news/pensioner_speaks_up_for_the_users_of_haringey_s_scrapped_mobile_library_service_1_2015383

Good Library Guide : 13th April
Desmond Clarke -Chief Executive UK public library service
http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2013/04/desmond_clarke.html

Hastings Observer : 13th April
East Sussex | Campaign to get people using libraries
“We want as many people as possible to know what great things they can get from our first class library service.”
http://www.hastingsobserver.co.uk/news/local-news/campaign-to-get-people-using-libraries-1-4992447

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