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.

The Library Campaign
AGM event, including Q&A with Brian Ashley, the new libraries director at ACE
2 – 4.30 pm, 29 June – London

Public Libraries News : 25th May
Editorial |The name is Library, Public Library

Good Library Guide : 25th May
Ebooks in libraries for people with reading difficulties


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Libraries News Round-up: 27 September 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th September Libraries raise awareness of Banned Books Week http://www.thebookseller.com/news/british-library-free-word-and-islington-libraries-participate-banned-books-week-399651 Yorkshire Evening Post : 27th September Wakefield Library opening hours cut down to save £150,000 http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/wakefield-library-opening-hours-cut-down-to-save-150-000-1-8149201 Warrington…

Library News Round-up: 18 February 2015

PRIVATE EYE | Library News  SCL 'internships' (p.29) Issue No. 1386 - Now in newsagentsTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th FebruaryOver half Staffs libraries to be volunteer-run Alan Gibbons quoted http://thebookseller.com/news/over-half-staffs-libraries-be-volunteer-runCoventry Telegraph : 18th FebruaryEvery…

Libraries News Round-up: 29th June 2013

Rutland Times : 29th June Lincolnshire | Glimmer of hope in fight to save Deepings library http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/local/glimmer-of-hope-in-fight-to-save-deepings-library-1-5232635 Birmingham Mail : 29th June Goodbye Birmingham Central Library http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/gallery-goodbye-birmingham-central-library-4731792 Southend Echo :…

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