Coalition Minister is ‘Minded to’ Duck Out of Library Inquiry 

Public Libraries News : 2nd November
Ed Vaizey “not minded” to intervene in Sheffield

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 3rd November
Letter: Shirley Burnham | Tackle low literacy levels by keeping libraries open

Darlington & Stockton Times : 3rd November
North Yorkshire Second wave of cutbacks could leave 20 more libraries volunteer-run

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 
Brief details on 3rd Palmer Proposal for Lincs Libraries

Yeovil Express : 3rd November
Survey on saving Somerset’s library service £500,000
The alterations could include phasing out CD loans, introducing criteria for mobile library visits, changes to the performing arts library service and tweaking the management of libraries

Yorkshire Post : 3rd November
Hull | Spending squeeze may see library hours cut

Walsall Advertiser : 2nd November
Campaign group set up to fight Walsall library closure plan
Pheasey Library could be one of eight axed as part of Walsall Council’s efforts to save a massive £86 million by 2019.

Croydon Advertiser : 3rd November
Upper Norwood library to open for 5 days a week after £50k council pledge

Cornish Guardian : 3rd November
Is Newquay library set for a new chapter?

Dewsbury Reporter : 3rd November
Kirklees | History group brings back library petition

BBC News : 3rd November

Northern Ireland library opening hours: Temporary changes begin

Wales Online : 2nd November
Campaigners get ready to protest against plans to ‘downgrade’ their village library
Anger over Vale of Glamorgan Council’s proposal to bring in volunteers to run Rhoose Library as part of strategy to cut £500,000 from library services budget

Dewsbury Reporter : 3rd November
Kirklees | History group brings back library petition
The popular petition aimed at persuading Kirklees councillors not to sell off Batley’s much lauded public library building has been re-launched by Batley History Group in the hope that the library – and its many services – stay intact.

Huddersfield Examiner : 3rd November
Kirklees Council’s estate is worth a staggering £1.2 BILLION – but they can’t afford to maintain it
In the future libraries are likely to be subject to community asset transfers as Kirklees looks to make major savings in the service.

Independent Liverpool : 3rd November
Love Letters to Libraries

TorrentFreak : 3rd November
UK Museums and Libraries Protest Outdated Copyright Laws 
Article includes a link to CILIP’s campaign


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