THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd October
Lords to debate library ‘crisis’ and independent bookshops
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/house-lords-libraries-and-bookshops-debate-404111

THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd October
Headteachers slam Swindon’s plans to close 11 libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/headteachers-slam-swindons-plans-close-11-libraries-404071

THE GUARDIAN : 4th October
Think libraries are obsolete?  Think again
https://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2016/oct/04/public-libraries-not-obsolete-cuts-closures-protest

Swindon Advertiser : 4th October
Libraries are haunts of the vulnerable so easy targets says Barrie Hudson
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/14780250.Libraries_are_haunts_of_the_vulnerable_so_easy_targets__says_Bar

Lancashire Campaigners aren’t giving up on Adlington library yet
http://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2112220/campaigners-arent-giving-up-on-adlington-library-yet/

Bromley Times : 4th October
Council refuses to back down on library ‘privatisation’ after  Bexley scraps outsourcing plan
http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/council_refuses_to_back_down_on_library_privatisation_after_bexley_scraps_outsourcing_plan_1_4722630

Yorkshire Post : 4th October
Letter | Fully-staffed libraries affordable and essential
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-letters-fully-staffed-libraries-affordable-and-essential-1-8162946

Worcestershire Bewdley Library move gets a new date
http://www.kidderminstershuttle.co.uk/news/14781404.Bewdley_Library_move_gets_a_new_date/

This Is Lancashire : 30th September
Chorley residents could be forced to use Horwich library (Bolton) after closure despite recent rivalry
http://www.thisislancashire.co.uk/NEWS/14774293.Chorley_residents_could_be_forced_to_use_Horwich_library_after_closure_despite_recent_rivalry/

Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire
Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Library News Round-up: 14 May 2015

Express & Star : 14th MaySandwell libraries will be run by more volunteers amid council cutshttp://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-news/2015/05/14/sandwell-libraries-will-be-run-by-more-volunteers-amid-council-cuts/Kent News : 14th MayKCC committed to using charitable trust for library service, but can’t ‘move…

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