Boom time for children’s books as sales soar, but where are readers?
Funding cuts in schools and libraries have put books out of reach for many children, says head of London-based literary agency The Bright Group 

East Grinstead Courier : 20th June
Surrey | Power to the people – as Lingfield Library is to be passed to trustees

The Courier : 20th June
Methods questioned on proposed closure of 16 Fife libraries

Southern Reporter : 20th June
Scottish Borders | Councillors set to continue talks on plan to outsource cultural services http://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/local-headlines/councillors-set-to-continue-talks-on-plan-to-outsource-cultural-services-1-3805607 

Shropshire Star : 20th June
Shropshire | Top lawyer drafted in to help Church Stretton library fight

Kilburn Library

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Libraries News Round-up: 25th August 2013

Market Rasen Mail : 25th August Letter | Councillor Anne Reynolds : E-Petition to Save Libraries http://www.marketrasenmail.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/letter-e-petition-to-save-libraries-1-5410899 Don't Privatise Libraries : 25th August A pint and a book please http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/a-pint-and-book-please.html Phil Bradley's…

Libraries News Round-up: 20 June

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