Liverpool, Glamorgan and Islington face library cuts

ITV News : 8th August
Libraries at risk of closure in Liverpool funding review

Liverpool Echo : 8th August
Jade Wright: We must fight library closures every step of the way 
“I’d run the council out of a Portakabin before I’d see libraries close their doors”

Liverpool Confidential : 8th August
Final chapter for 11 city libraries
It seems North Liverpool, which includes some of the UK’s most socially deprived communities, will become book-free zone for many, with not a single library close by.

Liverpool Echo : 8th August
Revealed: Liverpool’s 11 libraries at risk of closure are named

Source:  a Tweet from PLN : 7th August
Mayor recommended to councillors today the closure/community running of 11 out of 19 libraries – see page 15 

Islington Tribune : 8th August
‘Scaremongers’ attacked over libraries and swimming pools closure fears

Hull Daily Mail : 8th August

Residents save Holderness Road library as Hull City Council announces U-turn

Telegraph & Argus : 8th August
Kirklees | Hundreds sign petition to save Spen Valley library from closure

Alyson’s Welsh libraries blog : 7th August
TV soaps, Libraries and public debate – guest post
Dr Anoush Simon is a lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at Aberystwyth University : 8th August
USA This Librarian Is Not Impressed With Your Digital, No-Books Library
Adam Feldman is a librarian in Philadelphia


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