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

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

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 …


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Libraries News Round-up: 21 December 2015

South London Press: 21st December UNISON send out ballot papers for strike to Lambeth library staff http://www.slp.co.uk/article.cfm?id=115130&headline=UNISON%20send%20out%20ballot%20papers%20for%20strike%20to%20Lambeth%20library%20staff&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2015 Bourne Local : 21st December Lincolnshire | Martin Hill: Tell us where council cuts should…

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