BBC News : 29th September
Sheffield City Council thanks library volunteers 
“We still have some financial support from Sheffield City Council, but that will end in about 18 months time, and even that does not meet all our bills so fundraising is one of our key activities.” 

Lincolnshire Echo : 29th September
Lincolnshire library to shut for good due to lack of funding 
The library at Wragby will shut later today as there are not enough funds to keep it open, volunteers who run it say once rent has been paid there is only £1,000 left to run it for the year.  Barbara Bartlett, one of the volunteers set up to run the library, said the decision to shut it was due to a lack of support from Lincolnshire County Council.

Cambrian News : 29th September
Gwynedd | Relocating library to leisure centre ‘offers better facilities’  

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th September
Young people prefer print to e-books  
The survey marks the launch of ‘SYN: State of the Youth Nation’, a new research tool from market research company YouthSight.


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