Public Libraries News : 25th January
Editorial | Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: the dilemma of a good librarian in austere times

Hansard : 22nd January
House of Lords 
Libraries – Funding

Romford Recorder : 26th January
Havering budget cuts shake up after consultation
proposals for Libs slightly modified 

Ham & High : 26th January
Council to hold consultation evenings about threat of Barnet library closures
East Finchley and Childs Hill libraries face the prospect of closure ….

Lincolnshire Echo : 26th January
Lincolnshire libraries saga: Martin Hill blames a lack of scrutiny 

Save Lincs Libraries : 26th January
Reporting from the Lincs Library Frontline – Behind the Gag 

Lincolnshire Echo : 26th January
Lincolnshire libraries: ‘disgraceful con-trick’ by Conservative councillors, claims Labour 

Yorkshire Post : 26th January
City of culture’ cuts library hours
“We are keeping them open in the hope that we have a Government in May which will be more sympathetic to local government.” 

Brixton Buzz : 26th January
Exclusive: Lambeth Council considering moving Lambeth archives from Minet Library to Brixton Library

G : 25th January
Cardiff Libraries – a council dispossesses its people

Fermanagh Herald : 26th January
Future cuts to libraries not ruled out


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Libraries News Round-up: 2 January 2017

THE TIMES : 2nd January An extract : the full article is behind the paywall Sell coffee to survive, libraries told Stoke Sentinel : 2nd January  Staffordshire | Silverdale Library relaunched…

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