Is the Big Society finally here? Big surge in volunteers helping out at libraries
Ed Vaizey, the Culture minister, hailed the “very impressive” increase and said he wanted other communities to open libraries.  He said: “All the volunteers I come across say they are running their libraries far more cheaply than the local authority was doing it.”

Alan Gibbons Diary : 4th January
Libraries: the shape of things to come?

Milton Keynes Citizen : 4th January
Digital arts programme to kick off with £82,000 grant
The money will come from the Arts Council’s Grants for the Arts (Libraries Fund), to introduce a range of digital media projects to excite and engage new audiences.

Tottenham & Wood Green Journal : 3rd January
Council asks for views on future of Haringey’s library services
“I’m really keen for people to tell us what they want from their library service, and to help us better understand why some people are choosing not to use our libraries as they currently stand.”

Grimsby Telegraph : 3rd January
Four weeks left to have your say on library services in North East Lincolnshire

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Library News Round-up: 31st December 2014

Express & Star : 31st DecemberVolunteers to help run Black Country libraries under cost-cutting plans13 libraries in Dudley earmarked for a 'transfer of management'http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/12/31/volunteers-to-help-run-black-country-libraries-under-cost-cutting-plans/Wales Online : 31st DecemberNewport Council 'risks disowning…

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