BBC News : 3rd February
Public libraries get online access to research journals
The PLS says the move will “strengthen the position” of public libraries at a time when they are “under pressure”.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25981183

THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd February
National Libraries Day ‘will have good support’ 
https://www.thebookseller.com/news/national-libraries-day-will-have-good-support.html

Early Day Motion – National Libraries Day 
Session: 2013-14     Date tabled: 30.01.2014
That this House recognises that public library services are …..
http://www.parliament.uk/edm/2013-14/1028

Liverpool Confidential : 3rd February
Liverpool’s libraries mustn’t crumble
Now the public libraries are being decimated, closed and dismantled. Where are the public’s books? The still-new Central Library, on William Brown Street, is very popular but does it represent a centralisation of resources at the expense of the local inner city branches?
http://www.liverpoolconfidential.co.uk/Culture/Architecture/Why-Liverpool-libraries-must-not-crumble

Carnegie Library at Lister Drive

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Libraries News Round-up: 15 February

The Bookseller : 14 February West Berkshire to axe half its library staff http://www.thebookseller.com/news/west-berkshire-axe-half-its-library-staff-487126 Midsomer Norton & Radstock Journal : 14 February Bath & NE Somerset | Waterloo Road’s new Surgery, Library and Children’s…

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