THE INDEPENDENT : 5th February
Joanne Harris | If I were Prime Minister: I would stop library closures and do away with government targets

Society of Chief Librarians : 5th February
Press Release | Public libraries launch “TeachFirst” style internship programme 

About My Area : 5th February
Northants | Library Donation Scheme Not A Threat
… regular donators [sic] would receive benefits
Northants Telegraph : 5th February
Library bosses say Northamptonshire service is not under threat despite fundraising announcement 

Northampton Chronicle : 5th February
SPECIAL REPORT: Is this the beginning of the end for free public libraries in Northamptonshire 

Sheffield Telegraph : 5th February
Public meeting – proposed business model for Walkley Library 

Thurrock Gazette : 5th February
The campaign to save Thurrock’s libraries continues this weekend 

Lincolnshire Echo : 5th February
Shadow Culture Minister, Christopher Bryant, says the Government needs to do more to maintain libraries

Spalding Guardian : 5th February
Lincolnshire | Residents hit by £728k bill
Some volunteer groups have already dropped offers to run libraries and Coun Dilks believes more will follow because they can’t afford to take them on. 

This Is Local London : 5th February
Public meeting about future of Barnet’s libraries on Feb 10th 

Walsall Advertiser : 5th February
Library services could remain in Walsall community despite closure threat
Linda McManus, spokesperson for the Save Streetly Library group, said: “We understand that two of the proposals for Streetly Library may be purely for book exchanges ….”


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