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: 23 October

inews.co.uk : 23rd October British authors condemn ‘blasphemous’ library closure in Hay-on-Wye, ‘town of books’ https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/uk/exclusive-british-authors-condemn-blasphemous-library-closure-town-books/ Leon's Library Blog : 23rd October Parish Councils, Localism & Libraries https://leonslibraryblog.com/2016/10/23/parish-councils-localism-libraries/ Warrington Guardian :…

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