THE BOOKSELLER : 13th December
Cressida Cowell launches Christmas reading challenge
Author Cressida Cowell today launched The Reading Agency’s new Christmas reading mini-challenge, designed to encourage children to use their libraries over the Christmas holidays.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council : 13th December
The future direction for libraries in Southend has now been officially agreed

  • There will be an east hub library on a new site in Delaware Road, Shoebury, replacing Friars and Thorpedene Libraries
  • Leigh and Kent Elms will both become hub libraries with a mix of paid and volunteer staff
  • Southchurch and Westcliff will be managed by the community

Luton Today : 13th December
Closing time for Luton’s libraries
Sundon Park Library, Wigmore Library and the Mobile Library are all closing on January 31 next year.

Grimsby Telegraph : 13th December
Children should not be excluded from learning

Rutland & Stamford Mercury : 13th December
Rescue bid for doomed Deepings Library

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