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
report and video
http://tyneandwear.sky.com/news/article/57638/sshh-sleepover-at-newcastle-city-library-in-campaign-over-cuts

Good Library Blog : 24th February
Wasting money in the public library service
http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2013/02/wasting_money_i.html

James Hargrave’s Blog : 23rd February
Is a decline in library lending really a “shock”? 
http://blog.hargrave.org.uk/2013/02/is-decline-in-library-lending-really-a.html

Daily Echo : 24th February
Hampshire New chapter in life of library
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/10248346.New_chapter_in_life_of_library/

poll results suffolk
Library Poll – Suffolk

 

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