Sheffield librarian is ‘privileged to do a job I love that makes a difference’ 
“People do try to mask the fact that they can’t read, so it is really important to be aware that not everyone can.”

Potteries Eye : 18th August
How we treat libraries says everything about the sort of society we want to be

Express & Star : 18th August
Wolverhampton Libraries close as staff go on holiday
Staff numbers at the city’s libraries has been reduced from 156 to 79 under £123 million cuts – leaving gaping shortages. When the remaining staff took their booked off holiday over the past few weeks, it was discovered there was not enough cover to keep some of the libraries open.  On other occasions, staff sickness have also led to forced closures. 

Helen Milner : 18th August
21st Century Libraries – Are we there yet?
Helen Milner is the Chief Executive of Tinder Foundation which is “working closely” with the SCL

Public Libraries News : 17th August
City of Philistines / Grumpy Librarians / Ditching Dewey Doubles Usage … and the rest of the public libraries news 

This Is Wiltshire : 18th August
Swindon | Library enemies brought to book 
a short profile of Shirley Burnham 

Daily Post : 18th August
Flintshire Council facing up to £18m in budget cuts
Libraries among services to “come under scrutiny”


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