Love Bris Libraries (Twitter: via @LoveBristolLib) 
Submission from Royal National Institute of Blind People to Bristol City Council ‘Libraries for the future’ consultation
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9JYUqiViI3RaGFaemRxU2M3RHpXQUFzX0owOHlHTVp4bHFn/view?pli=1

Daily Record : 2nd July
East Kilbride library axed in council budget cuts hosts farewell tea for loyal customers 
The closure was branded a ‘disgrace’ by loyal customers.
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/east-kilbride-library-axed-council-5982813

Loughborough Echo : 1st July
Leicestershire | First volunteer-run library to be launched 
http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/first-volunteer-run-library-launched-9511528
First opened in 1938 – Barrow Upon Soar Library’s history
http://www.leicestershirevillages.com/barrowuponsoar/library.html  

They Work For You 
Written Answer – Libraries : 30th June
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2015-06-19.3288.h&s=%22public+library%22+OR+%22public+libraries%22+OR+%22library+service%22&utm_content=buffer71cc6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Southport Visitor : 1st July
Birkdale library; anger as Sefton is set to sell site to developers 
http://www.southportvisiter.co.uk/news/southport-news/birkdale-library-anger-sefton-set-9565330

Public Sector Executive
Ciara Eastell: Developing the digitally literate library workforce

http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Workforce-pensions-and-training/developing-the-digitally-literate-library-workforce-

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Libraries News Round-up: 4 February

Don't Privatise Libraries : 4th February Public Library usage stats down again, hmm I wonder why? http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/public-library-usage-stats-down-again.html THE GUARDIAN : 3rd February Letter | The local library helped me become a novelist …

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