THE INDEPENDENT : 9th June
Katy Guest | Reading rights  (scroll down)
Like the new Children’s  Laureate, Malorie Blackman, as a child I read “anything and everything I could get my hands on”, and like her that meant that I relied on my  local library. The Government doesn’t get this – like it doesn’t get  that some people’s dads can’t fix them up with jobs in finance – but  most parents can’t afford to buy tons of books for their kids. Never  mind a university education: developing a love of reading is a basic  right that should be taken for granted by everyone in this country. I’m  with Malorie: save our libraries.
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/nepotism-i-blame-the-children-8650739.html?origin=internalSearch

Good Library Guide : 9th June
Amazon and Google provide a much better library service than our public libraries do
http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2013/06/amazon_and_goog.html

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http://www.librarycampaign.com/ode-to-libraries/

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Library News Round-up: 30th October 2014

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