DAILY MIRROR : 18th June
Jobless forced to pay for library internet access just as more services move online
A survey of 2,000 library staff by Britain’s biggest public sector union Unison for its annual conference in Liverpool this week, uncovered a sorry picture of rising charges, shrinking opening hours and job losses in those libraries managing to escape being shutdown.
THE BOOKSELLER : 18th June
UNISON survey on library cuts
Voices for the Library : 18th June
Charging for access to the internet undermines the principles of the public library service
Now Bath : 18th June
Mobile Library Reduces Service With New Timetable
The publication of the revised timetable comes following a campaign by Conservative councillors to save the mobile library from being axed entirely by the Liberal Democrat-run authority.
Northampton Herald & Post : 18th June
Nearly a score of Northamptonshire libraries suffered during unscheduled closures this year
London Evening Standard : 18th June
Poetry is therapy, says festival organiser
The event is the third in a mini-series of special library events organised by The Reading Agency and publishers Faber and Faber.
BBC News | Education : 18th June
E-books come top in school reading competition