THE GUARDIAN : 9th December
Libraries suffer fall in users as Tories slash funding

Public Sector Executive : 9th December
Despite closures, libraries shifting from councils to volunteers

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th December
Library visits fall 14% in five years

LGA : 9th December
Future of council-run libraries under threat after £50m slashed from budgets

ITV News : 9th December
East Midlands sees biggest drop in libraries in the country 

The ‘East Midlands’ includes: NottinghamLeicesterDerby, Chesterfield, Kettering, Lincoln, Loughborough, Mansfield and Northampton

ITV News : 9th December
Region’s libraries fare better than most
the North East

ITV News : 9th December
Wales suffers biggest loss of visits to its libraries

PRIVATE EYE : Issue No. 1407
Library News | Walsall  (p.33) – Available now in newsagents

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th December
‘Assurances’ for booksellers in wake of PRH e-lending trial
Godfray said “publishers, bookshops and libraries need to work together to ensure neither [bookshops or libraries] are being disadvantaged by e-book developments”.

Fife Today : 9th December
MPs take library closure fight to House of Commons 

Linlithgow Gazette : 9th December
Falkirk | Officials concerned over proposed library cuts 

The Cornishman : 9th December
New partnership formed to explore future of St Ives library

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