A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter.

EADT : 22nd February
Poll: More than a million less books borrowed from Suffolk libraries in a year
http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/poll_more_than_a_million_less_books_borrowed_from_suffolk_libraries_in_a_year_1_1950255

24Dash.com : 22nd February
Haringey | Save our mobile library service!
The Haringey Lib Dems have submitted an amendment to the Labour budget that will protect the mobile library service. Local library action groups have rallied against the plans and launched a letter writing campaign to try and stop the mobile library service being cut.
http://www.24dash.com/blogs/lynne_featherstone_mp/2013/02/22/Save-our-mobile-library-service/

Thorne Gazette : 22nd February
New chapter opens for Doncaster Central Library 
http://www.thornegazette.co.uk/news/new-chapter-opens-for-doncaster-central-library-1-5439523

Wales Online : 22nd February
Cardiff | Libraries face having opening times slashed under budget cuts

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