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THE INDEPENDENT : 15th January
It’s more than just sentiment that makes the loss of Britain’s libraries so deeply troubling

THE BOOKSELLER : 15th January
‘Eighteen months to implement Sieghart’, says library task force chair Paul Blantern 

Library Campaign : 15th January
Sieghart Report – The latest
About 100 people packed the room for the first-ever public discussion of the Sieghart report (in the House of Commons, hosted by the All-Party parliamentary group for libraries, on 14 January). Laura Swaffield, Chair of the Library campaign, reports.

CILIP : 15th January
Sieghart report library task force focused on delivery 

CILIP : 15th January 
By Lord Graham Tope, Libraries APPG Chair 
Play your part: vote libraries, vote literacy, vote access to information 

Yorkshire Post : 15th January
Hull, City of Culture 2017, to reduce library hours

Birmingham Post : 15th January
Library of Birmingham ‘heading for spiral of decline’, its former boss John Dolan OBE claims

Brent & Kilburn Times : 15th January
Libraries in Brent could be privatised as part of £54m cuts 

On The Wight : 15th January
Some councils could be asked to take on running costs of libraries
** Other possible headline – Looming cuts could spark changes to library service ***

Craven Herald : 15th January
North Yorkshire Skipton Town Council meeting on 22nd Jan to hear library proposals
It will be one of the last chances for those concerned about the proposals, which include the use of volunteers and a possible reduction in opening hours, to comment in public.

Walsall Advertiser : 14th January
Bid to remove Walsall libraries from planned closure list fails to gain full council support 

This Is Local London : 14th January
‘Libraries are an amazing resource’ – campaigners petition to save libraries in Barnet 

Bristol Post : 15th January
Letter | Our libraries are needed more today 

Bristol Post : 14th January
Bristol mayor, George Ferguson, “has also pledged £1 million to support the future of libraries”

The Argus : 15th January
Brighton and Hove City Council poised to decide on plans to increase council service costs
Donation boxes in libraries; fines and reservation charges to rise – and other proposals

South Wales Argus : 14th January
Malpas residents hope to save library
The 110 people at the meeting voted that council officers put an alternative proposal before the council 

Hinckley Times : 15th January 
Leicestershire | Mobile library service changes proposed
“It makes sense to consider changes to our mobile library service, to ensure it fits well alongside our plans for community-run libraries”

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Libraries News Round-up: 13 July 2016

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