THE INDEPENDENT : 13th November
Make a noise about libraries but, please, keep quiet afterwards
Libraries shouldn’t have to become multi-platform, nor should they have to jump through hoops to show us their worth.

CILIP : 13th November
Guy Daines English public libraries – a ‘dysfunctional’ service?

Mumsnet ‘Libraries thread’
Am I being unreasonable to expect more from my local library?

Leicester Mercury : 13th November
Senior Leicestershire Tory says “one or two” village libraries will close in cost-cutting drive
“Some libraries will shut from day one and others won’t last beyond when the support package runs out.” 

Daily Echo : 13th November
‘Axe a third of Southampton City Council councillors to save five libraries’ say campaigners

Swindon Advertiser : 13th November
Leisure service losses will rise 
GLL’s regional manager Steve Harcus, said the services were expected to make a greater loss in the coming year than when under council control … Changes to West Swindon Library also discussed.

Bridgwater Mercury : 13th November
Mobile library routes to be axed in Somerset County Council cost-cutting measures
One library user in the village, Hilary Burland, told the Mercury: “It is sad to see it go as it was the last remaining service in the village apart from bin collections.  Even the bus doesn’t stop here any more.”

Gazette Live : 13th November
North Yorkshire | Controversial shake-up proposes community volunteers run & fund running of Stokesley Library

News North Wales : 13th November
Merger of two councils could benefit Denbighshire more than Conwy

Kilburn Library

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *