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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Libraries News Round-up: 10th December 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th December CIPFA records continuing library closures Details  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cipfa-records-continuing-library-closures.html Public Finance : 10th December Rate of library closures slowing, CIPFA survey finds http://www.publicfinance.co.uk/news/2013/12/rate-of-library-closures-slowing-cipfa-survey-finds/ Herald Scotland : 10th…

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