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.

Sky News : 24th February
Sshh! Sleepover At Newcastle City Library In Campaign Over Cuts And Closures
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Good Library Blog : 24th February
Wasting money in the public library service

James Hargrave’s Blog : 23rd February
Is a decline in library lending really a “shock”? 

Daily Echo : 24th February
Hampshire New chapter in life of library

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Library Poll – Suffolk


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