UKAuthority.com : 17th January
Librarians alarmed at community policy
Key advice on www.gov.uk about setting up community managed libraries is flawed and does not appear to have ministerial sign-off, the body representing professional librarians claimed this week. The allegation will fuel concerns about the future of local authority public libraries – a cornerstone of efforts to improve digital inclusion
THE BOOKSELLER : 17th January
Major library cutbacks planned in Doncaster
Doncaster’s council has put forward cost-cutting plans which could leave just four out of 20 libraries in the borough council-run, with the remaining 16 being run by volunteers.
You Tube: 16th January
Video – We Need Libraries
‘Don’t Close our Libraries’ Song and (New) – many individuals featured, holding up their Library Cards
The Star : 17th January
Letter | You shouldn’t believe all that you read or hear
Hinckley Times : 17th January
Leicestershire | Libraries in firing line for cost-cuts
Market Rasen Mail : 17th January
Letter | Library Decision – Did council get it right?