ASCEL : 2nd December
Children’s digital needs and libraries – new research commissioned by ASCEL
inc. link to the research report – published today

Pratham Books : 1st December
Video Pam Sandlian Smith – What to Expect from Libraries in the 21st Century
Why do we still need libraries in the age of digital, real-time information?

CILIP : 2nd December
Award for library which supports detainees at Dover

LGA : 2nd December
Councils fail to agree voluntary mergers
Just six of the 22 local authorities in Wales have submitted voluntary merger plans in time for the government’s deadline.

Local Government Chronicle : 2nd December
How councils can support residents to get online
behind ££ Paywall

THE GUARDIAN : 2nd December
Editorial | The Guardian view on council spending: local services are cut to the bone. Whitehall should let go

Love letters to libraries: Alexander McCall Smith
Innerpeffray Library

Birmingham Post : 2nd December
Sparkhill community library building sale to be challenged

Birmingham Libraries Campaigns : 1st December
Fault-lines of a Library mutual

Gazette Live : 2nd December
North Yorkshire | Stokesley residents have ‘no confidence’ in plan for volunteers to run town’s library

This Is Local London : 1st December
North Harrow community to join together to fight for library

Cheddar Valley Gazette : 2nd December
Somerset ‘Cheddar library needs your help’
“We, as a group, are really concerned that the council will slowly try to close down small libraries using stealth.  We have an excellent library and we want to keep it.”

Watford Observer : 1st December
Hertfordshire | Just one week left to comment on the future of county’s libraries

View from Online : 2nd December
Devonshire | Ottery St Mary Library campaigners push for ‘pathfinder’ scheme


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