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.

There was no digest yesterday.

Sheffield Telegraph : 31st March
10,000-name petition triggers Debate on city libraries
A debate will be held next week on the future of Sheffield libraries after a petition with more than 10,000 names was handed in, objecting to any closures.
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/10-000-name-petition-triggers-debate-on-city-libraries-1-5538520

Huddersfield Examiner : 30th March
Kirklees | Results of library review in Golcar, Marsden and Slaithwaite being considered
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/local-west-yorkshire-news/2013/03/30/results-of-library-review-in-golcar-marsden-and-slaithwaite-being-considered-86081-33086240/

Broken Barnet Blogspot : 31st March
Where the bodies are buried: Robert Rams and Church End library 
http://wwwbrokenbarnet.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/where-bodies-are-buried-robert-rams-and.html

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Library News Round-up: 20th October 2014

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