THE GUARDIAN : 23rd April
Visiting libraries makes us as happy as a £1,359 pay rise
In other words, the DCMS either commissioned a valid, useful study that proves its ongoing policies are immoral, or it has pissed a lot of dwindling funds up the wall. Could someone commission research into the answer please? I think we should find out.
http://www.theguardian.com/books/shortcuts/2014/apr/23/visiting-libraries-makes-us-happy

THE BOOKSELLER : 23rd April
Frequent library visits equates to £1,359 pay rise
with a link to the Report
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/frequent-library-visits-equates-%C2%A31359-pay-rise.html

About My Area : 23rd April
New Charity Created To Support Northants Libraries
http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Northamptonshire/Towcester/NN12/News/Local-News/271651-New-Charity-Created-To-Support-Northants-Libraries

Exmouth Journal : 23rd April
Devon Budleigh Salterton town council calls on public to save library
http://www.exmouthjournal.co.uk/news/town_council_calls_on_public_to_save_library_1_3569482 

Exeter Express & Echo : 23rd April
Drop-in sessions to be held in under threat Exeter libraries
“If we cannot find volunteers to run it, the county council will close the facility, despite it having nearly 3,000 regular users. This is one of the most contentious suggested library closures in the county.”
http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Drop-sessions-held-threat-Exeter-libraries/story-20995321-detail/story.html 

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 23rd April
Save Lincs Library Campaigner meets Karl McCartney MP
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/04/23/savelincslibs-campainer-meets-karlmccartney/

Kilburn Library

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Library News Round-up: 21 August 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 21st August Southampton Council accused of political point scoring over libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/southampton-council-accused-making-political-point-over-library-closures-309745  Leicester Mercury : 21st August UNISON accuses Leicester City Council of planning to decimate library services…

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