CILIP: 5 February 2018

Nicholas Serota Interview
Arts Council England’s chair talks to Information Professional about entrepreneurialism in public libraries
Somerset Mercury: 7 February
People urged to join fight against library closure
Meeting to form campaign to fight the closure of Highbridge Library,
Leicester Mercury: 7 February
Rushey Mead library Campaigners refuse to accept council plan – so they draw up their own
Derby Telegraph: 7 February
£160,000 to be spent on three of Derby’s remaining libraries
In July 2017, Derby City Council announced that from April this year it would only maintain five city libraries and offer the other 10 to community groups to run.
Scottish Daily Record: 7 February
D-day for West Dunbartonshire Council library hours cut bid
Councillors will decide whether to slash 100 hours off the service’s timetable or face adding £200,000 to the council’s budget gap.
Motherwell Times: 7 February
North Lanarkshire | Library under threat of closure … again
Newarthill Library under threat of closure unless volunteer come forward
Huddersfield Examiner: 7 February
Kirklees | Colne Valley landmark gets massive cash boost
Refurbished library in shared community space, with more lettable space
Bude & Stratton Post: 7 February
Cornwall | Town council aims to take over library service in the next financial year
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