A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it. For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter.
Sheffield Telegraph : 13th January
Fears stack up for Sheffield’s community libraries
“We’ve been a marginal ward in recent years but if Labour close our library, they won’t have any councillors around here.”
Public Libraries News : 12th January
“What does a library look like in 2013?” – Summary of Guardian online chat