BBC News : 7th May
National Assembly for Wales | Digital Inclusion Delivery Plan: ‘Dead or resting?’
Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies called for a greater understanding of the role of libraries in facilitating internet access for people with disabilities.

BBC News : 7th May
Prison book ban may face legal challenge

The Spectator : 7th May
Death of the reading library
Libraries used to be for reading books. But these days, they seem to cater to everything but. In most libraries, readers are second-class citizens.

SCL : 7th May
SCL appoints new Executive Officer

Judith Kerr: E-books will not replace print for children

BBC News : 7th May
Norfolk Cuts threat (to Libraries book fund)
The the council said it now had to choose whether to cut £900,000 from the highways budget and a further £140,000 from the libraries book fund, or keep a chunk of a second homes’ tax windfall back from local councils, to cover the remaining £1m.

Sleaford Target : 7th May
Lincolnshire Next chapter in story of library takeovers
We feel that the phrase ‘volunteer’ is an unusual choice because communities have been told to come up with something or have nothing.

Stoke Sentinel : 7th May
Fenton library return would benefit whole city
Setting aside the moral quandary of a local community having to pay for the return of something that was theirs in the first place, this has to be a positive step forward. We can only hope the council takes the association and its ideas seriously.

Look Local : 7th May
Sheffield | Library group forming plans 
The Friends of Ecclesfield Library organised two meetings recently to update the local community about progress on keeping the library open and also to hear about any ideas people may have for broadening the library’s future use.

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Library News Round-up: 6 February 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 6th FebruaryNational digital library network gets £30k funding GUARDIAN : 6th FebruaryGo digital by all means, but don't bring the venture capitalists in to do it Council…

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