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.

BBC News : 21st April
Coventry libraries’ online time rises for welfare tests
The amount of free internet access in Coventry’s libraries has been doubled to two hours because people were struggling to complete new welfare reform online assessments in an hour.

Luton Today  21st April
Final chance to have your say on libraries
It’s the last chance for residents to have their say on the closures or relocation of libraries across town.

Bucks Herald : 20th April
Doubt cast over moving library to Aylesbury High Street 

Digital Book World : 8th April
Is an ebook an experience or a thing?

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Library News Round-up: 11th November 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 11th NovemberAuthors claim victory after Liverpool drops library closure plans http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/11/liverpool-library-closure-plans-carol-ann-duffy-caitlin-moranAlan Gibbons' Diary : 10th NovemberLiverpool's reprieved libraries: first thoughtshttp://alangibbons.net/2014/11/liverpools-reprieved-libraries-first-thoughts/Herald Scotland : 11th NovemberEast Renfrewshire | Pupils to help run…

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