Huddersfield Examiner : 2nd January
Kirklees | Public meeting called to save Heckmondwike Library 

Oxford Mail : 2nd January
Kennington Library revamp will start new chapter
The group relies on volunteers to help run the library but said they do not stay long enough.  … The County Council  is also planning to halve staff funding for 21 libraries from April this year.

Bristol Post : 2nd January
Letter Don’t cut Bristol libraries 

Bristol Post : 2nd January
2 more Letters | Use Bristol museums cash to fund our libraries

Isle of Wight County Press : 2nd January
IOW Council budget proposals published – more cuts on the way
inc proposal to transfer “some libraries to town and parish councils” 

Tottenham Journal : 2nd January
‘Haringey budget is full of bad choices – Labour needs to use its imagination’
inc Muswell Hill Library 

Wales Online : 1st January
Welsh author who spent most of her 1950s childhood in a library issues an emotive plea to stop cuts and closures

News North Wales : 1st January
Cerrigydrudion people take over their library

Chad : 1st January
Councillor John Knight: Powerful and thought-provoking events at your library this year

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Libraries News Round-up: 13 December 2017

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