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.

SW Londoner : 20th May
Gove faces backlash after South West London libraries insist children are reading ‘proper’ books

SNP : 20th May
Aberdeen | Donside – Labour candidate challenged on libraries

Cambridge News : 20th May
Has the school library a future in the digital age?

About My Area : 16th May
Essex | New library for Springfield
to be staffed by volunteers from the word go (with support from Essex Libs)


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Swindon Advertiser : 6th January Fresh hope for future of threatened Walcot library http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/15008019.Fresh_hope_for_future_of_threatened_Walcot_library/ Morning Star Online : 6th January Minister Called In Over Libraries Cull http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-0cab-Minister-called-in-over-libraries-cull#.WHCij9RNgag

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