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.

Ham & High : 14th April
Hampstead Garden Suburb library celebrates success after being saved by community
http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/hampstead_garden_suburb_library_celebrates_success_after_being_saved_by_community_1_2016780

Guardian Series : 12th April
Leytonstone Volunteer-run library at The Epicentre in West Street, Leytonstone, to start lending in May
It is initially open every Saturday between 11am and 2pm, but it is hoped the hours can be increased if volunteers remain enthusiastic and more sign up.
http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/wfnews/10352645.Community_library_to_start_lending_in_May/

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Libraries News Round-up: 8 March 2016

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