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.

SCL Executive Meeting Minutes : 27 March 2013
http://www.goscl.com/about-the-scl/scl-national-executive/scl-executive-meeting-minutes/

Luton Today : 27th April Council told: ‘Libraries are the gateway to education’ http://www.lutontoday.co.uk/news/entertainment/council-told-libraries-are-the-gateway-to-education-1-5041272

Good Library Blog : 27th April The reputation of public libraries http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2013/04/the_reputation.html

Lancashire Telegraph : 26th April Library bridge in Blackburn removed in £2m library revamp http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/10382983.Library_bridge_in_Blackburn_removed_in___2m_library_revamp/

Skegness Standard : 27th April Alford Library open longer due to group
http://www.skegnessstandard.co.uk/news/local/alford-library-open-longer-due-to-group-1-5031738

Star-Telegram : 26th April USA | Librarians fight to keep publishers from taking over e-book revolution They are looking to compete by forming their own publishing arms to capitalize on new content streams that have blossomed alongside the  e-book tsunami …

http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/04/26/4807402/librarians-fight-to-keep-publishers.html

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Library News Round-up: 29 July 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 29th JulyLibrarians dispute children's attendance 'fall'http://www.thebookseller.com/news/librarians-dispute-childrens-attendance-fall-308324Lincolnshire Echo : 29th JulyCouncil leader Martin Hill launches scathing attack on Save Lincolnshire Libraries campaignershttp://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Council-leader-Martin-Hill-launches-scathing/story-27506790-detail/story.htmlHucknall Dispatch : 29th JulySave our libraries…

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