THE BOOKSELLER : 8th January
Report to recommend £20m digital investment in libraries

The Knowledge Exchange : 8th January
Digital leadership: how should digital be represented at board level?
Reading Room is is a digital consultancy that identifies opportunities, creates experiences and builds systems to help clients benefit from technological change

Accrington Observer : 8th January
Lancashire Disabled woman’s fear as axe hovers over ‘lifeline’ libraries

Brixton Buzz : 8th January
Lambeth | Internal Labour opposition to book-ish gyms grows as local Labour branch meetings pass motions condemning the move 

Blackpool Gazette : 8th January
£5m more in cuts: Blackpool’s libraries and leisures centres could now be at risk

Bristol 24/7 News : 8th January
Bristol Central Library to be closed in March 
…. as work is carried out to prepare the basement for the Cathedral Primary School.

Isle of Man Today : 8th January
Library turns over a new leaf
‘There is a school of thought that would suggest libraries have limited or no place in the digital age. This is not a view held by the council, which sees the library as an asset very much at the heart of the community.’

Uckfield News : 8th January
Your chance to comment on proposed cuts to Uckfield library opening hours and across East Sussex

The Courier : 8th January
Council urged to ‘see sense’ on Fife libraries’ future


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