THE GUARDIAN : 20th July
App could turn America’s poor into lifelong readers
While the UK quibbles over library ebook lending, American publishers are teaming up with charities and libraries to give away thousands of ebooks to low-income students. 
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jul/20/app-americas-poor-lifelong-readers

THE BOOKSELLER : 20th July
Bristol libraries could be saved after council u-turn
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/bristol-libraries-could-be-saved-after-council-u-turn-307474

Liverpool Echo : 20th July
Fewer people using Wirral libraries since opening hours were cut 
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/local-news/fewer-people-using-wirral-libraries-9687584

Liverpool Echo : 19th July
Sefton Park library’s crime section left empty after ‘mass borrowing’ 
Library campaigners say it is a ‘crime’ that Liverpool’s libraries have been left in limbo 
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/sefton-park-librarys-crime-section-9681295
Sefton Park Library – an area that scores 12337 out of 12,660 (where 1 is Least Deprived) See >https://www.cuf.org.uk/parish/220034 

Shropshire Council : 20th July
Residents’ views sought on proposals for Bishop’s Castle Library
http://shropshire.gov.uk/news/2015/07/residents-views-sought-on-proposals-for-bishops-castle-library/

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Libraries News Round-up: 30 May

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