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.

FT | Interactive ‘Austerity’ Map
useful for all campaigns
http://ig.ft.com/austerity-map/?gss=E06000050

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 29th April
A tale of two libraries
A first-hand account of Alan Wylie’s visit to two North London public libraries.
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/a-tale-of-two-libraries.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th April
Nottingham | Bloomsbury supports city-wide reading scheme
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/bloomsbury-supports-city-wide-reading-scheme.html

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Libraries News Round-up: 19 March 2016

The Northern Echo : 19th March Darlington | International bestseller Anne Fine signs petition to save Crown Street Library http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/14370415._quot_If_you_do_not_fight_this_cut__you_will_lose_this_library__quot__International_bestseller_Anne_Fine_signs_petition_to_save_Crown_Street_Library Pirate FM Cornwall | VIDEO: Locals rally round to save…

Libraries News Round-up: 27 August 2017

The Guardian: 26 August Blood, bookworms, bosoms and bottoms: the secret life of libraries https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/27/blood-bookworms-bosoms-and-bottoms-the-secret-life-of-libraries Dorset Echo: 27 August Friends of Weymouth Library (FOWL) has launched a new website to…

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