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 : 16th April
Editorial | Secretary of State’s reasons for not intervening in Lewisham: and what it means
Croydon Guardian : 17th April
Library opening hours slash and staff axed after budget cuts
“It is like a member of the family passing away. It is not quite that bad, we are still alive, but it is very hard.”
Bournemouth Echo : 16th April
Christchurch library to reopen after £2m extension