THE GUARDIAN : 13th January
Snooper’s charter: cafes and libraries face having to store Wi-Fi users’ data
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/13/snoopers-charter-theresa-may-cafes-wifi-network-store-customers-data

Public Technology : 14th January
Library websites ‘need to break free from councils’ says SCL
https://www.publictechnology.net/articles/news/library-websites-need-break-free-councils

Chronicle Live : 14th January
Proposals to cut Newcastle libraries opening hours deemed ‘worrying’
details for each library
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/proposals-cut-newcastle-libraries-opening-10736161

ITV News : 14th January
Lincolnshire | New community library opens in Spilsby
http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2016-01-14/new-community-library-opens-in-spilsby/ details

Lincolnshire Echo : 14th January
Latest community-run library within Lincolnshire Co-op opens its doors to users
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Latest-community-run-library-Lincolnshire-op/story-28530396-detail/story.html

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Libraries News Round-up: 16 January 2018

The Bookseller: 16 January Michael Ellis confirmed as new libraries minister https://www.thebookseller.com/news/michael-ellis-new-libraries-minister-710106 Warrington Guardian: 16 January Council chief executive to join national Libraries Taskforce http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/15845156.Council_chief_executive_to_join_national_Libraries_Taskforce/ The Bookseller: 16 January Croydon…

Resources

WHY LIBRARIES MATTER Guide to the benefits of libraries, backed by research and quotes. http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/the-story-so-far/reasons-for-public-libraries Fun resource by librarians and library users, dispelling myths such as 'libraries are boring/irrelevant'. http://readingagency.org.uk/news/blog/national-libraries-day-2014.html…

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