Libraries Taskforce : 21st December
2016 report card – and looking forward to 2017 [Paul Blantern, Chair]
https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2016/12/21/2016-report-card-and-looking-forward-to-2017/

THE GUARDIAN : 22nd December
Letter | Cuts to community assets take grim toll
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/dec/22/cuts-to-community-assets-take-grim-toll

THE GUARDIAN : 22nd December
Libraries are dying — but it’s not about the books  [Simon Jenkins]
“Ailing libraries and churches should merge”
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/22/libraries-dying-books-internet

Left Lion : 22nd December
The truth about Nottingham Central Library’s Redevelopment
https://www.leftlion.co.uk/read/2016/december/nottingham-central-library-to-stay-open

Northern Echo : 22nd December
Durham | New relocated Newton Aycliffe library now open
http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/14982952.New_relocated_Newton_Aycliffe_library_now_open/

Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire
Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Libraries News Round-up: 31 August 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 31st August Lancashire council to close more than 20 libraries https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/31/lancashire-county-council-library-closures Wigan Today : 31st August Two libraries & a children’s centre could be closed down http://www.wigantoday.net/news/local/two-libraries-and-a-children-s-centre-could-be-closed-down-1-8098357…

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