Libraries News Round-up: 1 December 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 1st December
Libraries receive £4m fund as part of strategy to secure their future
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/dec/01/libraries-receive-4m-fund-as-part-of-strategy-to-secure-their-future?CMP=twt_books_b-gdnbooks

THE BOOKSELLER : 1st December
Libraries’ Ambition report offers £4m fund but ‘ignores the real issues’
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/libraries-ambition-report-offers-4m-fund-ignores-real-issues-441071

Libraries Taskforce blog : 1st December
Introducing Libraries Deliver: including action plan, new funding and plans for support
https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2016/12/01/introducing-libraries-deliver/

Swindon Advertiser : 1st December
There will be new chapter for libraries, says council chief
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/14940422.There_will_be_new_chapter_for_libraries__says_council_chief/

Bradford Telegraph & Argus : 1st December
Visiting children’s laureate Chris Riddell: ‘We need libraries now more than ever’
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/14937550.Visiting_children__39_s_laureate____39_We_need_libraries_now_more_than_ever___39_/

Newbury Weekly News : 1st December
West Berkshire | Residents could end up paying more to keep libraries open
http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/home/19994/residents-could-end-up-paying-more-to-keep-libraries-open.html

The Star : 1st December
Michael Palin ‘embarrassed’ by hotel plans for Sheffield Central Library
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/celebs/michael-palin-embarrassed-by-hotel-plans-for-sheffield-central-library-1-8268932

Sheffield Telegraph : 1st December
Huge demand leads to second public meeting on Central Library hotel plans
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/huge-demand-leads-to-second-public-meeting-on-central-library-hotel-plans-1-8269510

Chingford Times : 1st December
Waltham Forest | Library proposals - council extend public consultation until January 2017
http://www.chingfordtimes.co.uk/article.cfm?id=107125&headline=Have%20your%20say%20-%20library%20proposals%20-%20council%20extend%20public%20consultation%20until%20January%202017&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016

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