Alan Wylie | Don’t Privatise Libraries 
Stepping back!
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/stepping-back.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 13th May
Vaizey remains as culture minister
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/vaizey-remains-culture-minister

PRIVATE EYE 
Issue No. 1392
available today in newsagents
Library News (p.28) | Cambridge Central Library 

Leon’s Library Blog : 13th May
We’ve got five years..!
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/05/13/weve-got-five-years/

Wales Online : 13th May
‘Sell off’ papers on Roath library withdrawn to allow more consultation
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/report-future-roath-library-withdrawn-9250806

Times Series : 12th May
Campaigners take to the streets for final march opposing library cuts in Barnet
Barnet Borough Council is set to make £2.85m of cuts to its library service, which could see libraries closed, reduced to 540sq ft in size or run by volunteers. 
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/12945333.Campaigners_take_to_the_streets_for_final_library_march/ 

Canterbury Times : 13th May
Kent split over sweeping changes to county libraries
http://www.canterburytimes.co.uk/Kent-split-sweeping-changes-county-libraries/story-26493842-detail/story.html

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Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles
Library March 12
Barnet Libraries march – Photo by Mike Coles
Library march 20
Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles
Photo by Mike Coles

 

Library March 7
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Libraries News Round-up: 22 March

The Bookseller : 21 March Outrage as Library Service of the Year shortlisted slated for closure http://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-service-year-shortlistee-slated-closure-511651 Local Gov : 22 March Winning libraries for innovation funding are revealed https://www.localgov.co.uk/Winning-libraries-for-innovation-funding-are-revealed/42778 Libraries…

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