DCMS | Press Release : 8th February
William Sieghart to chair panel to produce independent report on England’s public library service

THE BOOKSELLER : 8th February
Sieghart to chair new library review

South Wales Guardian : 8th February
Publisher to lead library report

Southend Standard : 8th February
Just four answer call to man libraries

Birmingham Mail : 8th February
Birmingham librarians planning action to save community libraries
“Staff are looking at a management buy out on a cooperative model. They cited the example of York where this has happened with a staff and community cooperative. So we will take a look at what happened there.”


The Star : 8th February
Video | Sheffield readers celebrate libraries

ITV News : 8th February
Sheffield | Protest over changes to library services
“And the value of the work professional librarians do to help people achieve their aims and needs within libraries can never be over-estimated. No volunteer-run facility could ever fully match this.”


Wembley Matters : 8th February
Determined and defiant Kensal Rise clears mess left by All Souls College
A large number of books ruined by exposure to the rain were being thrown into a skip bag while volunteers were sorting through others. The pop up’s piano was also ruined beyond repair.


Kensal Rise

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Libraries News Round-up: 13 April

The Bookseller: 12 April Government considers intervening in Swindon and Lancashire library closures http://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-considers-intervening-swindon-and-lancashire-library-closures-536456 Bolton News: 13 April Fears about future of B:easties youth club as Topping Fold Library faces…

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