THE GUARDIAN : 22nd December
Seven things I’ll miss about the traditional library
If they’re going to insist on monetising and modernising libraries, it’ll be the sights, sounds, smells and texts that I miss

Book Trust : 22nd December
Philip Ardagh | A New Chapter in Libraries

USA | TeleRead : 20th December
Sieghart Report warns of “absolute disaster” in UK library services

USA | Library Journal : 19th December
Opinion | From Vicious to Virtuous: The collapse of U.K. libraries and unbreaking the cycle of library support

Public Libraries News : 21st December
Editorial | Merry Christmas everyone. Here’s to a better 2015

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 22nd December
Lincs Campaigner & Retired Librarian talks Sieghart Report 

Liverpool Echo : 21st December
Row over ‘stingy’ Wirral library opening hours cuts
“I will be writing to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport asking him to intervene and investigate Wirral council’s shenanigans once again.”

Scunthorpe Telegraph : 21st December
North Lincolnshire | Longer opening hours agreed for 9 libraries

Huddersfield Examiner : 22nd December
Kirklees | New campaign to save Holmfirth Library as council budget cuts loom

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Libraries News Round-up: 10 January

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th January Torfaen libraries threatened with 2.5 day service reduction 2BR Radio : 10th January Why are our libraries closing? The Libraries Minister is in Lancashire today, to look…

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