THE BOOKSELLER : 28th July
Derby plans to hand 11 libraries over to volunteers
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/derby-plans-hand-11-libraries-over-volunteers-369256

Accrington Observer : 28th July
MP enlisted David Cameron in talks to save our libraries
http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/news/mp-enlisted-david-cameron-talks-11673663

Huffington Post : 28th July
Last of the Rare Book Cataloguers — by James Christie
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/james-christie/last-of-the-rare-book-cat_1_b_11203734.html

Shropshire Star : 28th July
Shropshire councillors agree to cut hours at 11 libraries across county
+ Shawbury village library will close
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2016/07/28/shropshire-councillors-agree-to-cut-library-hours-across-county/

Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Today : 28th July
Labour calls on Westminster Council to “come clean” over Marylebone Library delay
http://www.kcwtoday.co.uk/2016/07/labour-calls-westminster-council-come-clean-marylebone-library-delay/

Lichfield Live : 28th July
Controversial plan to move Lichfield Library to St Mary’s in the Market Square is approved
http://lichfieldlive.co.uk/2016/07/28/controversial-plan-to-move-lichfield-library-to-st-marys-in-the-market-square-is-approved/

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Libraries News Round-up: 19 August 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th August Corbyn backs national libraries demonstration http://www.thebookseller.com/news/corbyn-backs-national-libraries-protest-380976 AtuaLitté : 19th August Désertées, les bibliothèques britanniques finiront-elles par être obsolètes ? https://www.actualitte.com/article/monde-edition/desertees-les-bibliotheques-britanniques-finiront-elles-par-etre-obsoletes/66510 Coventry Telegraph : 19th August…

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