Public Libraries News : 27th February
Editorial | Campaigners should not have to pay to protect libraries
THE GUARDIAN : 28th February
Privatisation helps west London libraries turn over new leaf
Public Policy Exchange
The Future of Local Libraries and Cultural Services – Tuesday 3rd June
Loughborough Echo : 28th February
County council approve cost-cutting budget
Leicestershire County Council rubber stamped proposals, which will see libraries in the hands of volunteers, up to 700 job losses and Council Tax frozen in 2014/15.
Lost In Ephemera : 26th February
The children that libraries build
Harper Collins : 26th February
Things Only a Library Can Do
Lichfield Mercury : 27th February
Does ‘conversation’ spell the end for Lichfield and Burntwood libraries?
The informal online survey – which closes on Friday – does not directly suggest axing the facilities.
“We need people’s help to adapt the service so that it meets the needs of our communities and is sustainable.”
The Sentinel : 28th February
Staffordshire | Letter – Library at heart of rural village
The library in Audley is a vital part of village life and any closure would cause real hardship to its residents.