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.

Question Everything : 17th May Looking a Trojan horse in the mouth LGA responds re. its advice that the Library Service is ‘non-statutory’ The response from David Holdstock from the LGA is below and in full:

“Councillor Rea has asked me to reply on behalf of the LGA ……..”


You Tube : 16th May Herefordshire Libraries & Museums funding cuts 1 highly recommended – video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIIgVM1GU8A

Hereford Times : 17th May Green councillor Felicity Norman sees red over cabinet meeting cancellation http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/10426813.Green_councillor_sees_red_over_cabinet_meeting_cancellation/

They Work For You : 15th May Public Libraries – Electronic Publishing | PLR on e-books and audiobooks Dan Jarvis Parliamentary Question – E Vaizey: Written Answer http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2013-05-15a.154886.h&s=%22public+library%22+OR+%22public+libraries%22+OR+%22library+service%22

Coventry Telegraph : 17th May Coventry Central Library reopens after £130,000 makeover http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/coventry-central-library-reopens-after-3867210

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