Coventry Observer: 2 July
Youngsters design logo for first ‘community-led library’ in Coventry
‘In an era of government cuts to local authorities, council-run libraries are under threat.  Although nearly all in Coventry have escaped the axe, there is a push for more shared services in communities under on building.’
Bradford Telegraph & Argus: 3 July
Volunteers help save Thornton Library, just yards from the birthplace of the Bronte sisters
Volunteers take on running of library threatened with closure.  Call for more volunteers.
GP online: 3 July
GPs to refer patients to libraries under long-term conditions scheme
Books on prescription
UK Authority: 3 July
Libraries to cash in on Whitehall hot desking
Renting desk space to central government agencies provides a useful income stream, conference hears from Kathy Settle, Chief Exec of Libraries Taskforce.
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Helen Goodman MP became (Labour) Shadow Minister for Culture, Media and Sport last autumn. She has now started consulting on public libraries. Unfortunately her questionnaire has been circulated only to library staff organisations…

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