Libraries News Round-up: 1 December 2017


Swindon Advertiser: 1 December
Letter | Betrayal over library
Shirley Burnham’s letter
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/swindonletters/15696159.Letters__Friday__December_1__2017/

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press: 1 December
Outdated books and no librarians – schools turn to volunteers as tight budgets risk damaging libraries
Eastbourne Herald: 1 December
East Sussex | Campaigners turn out to protest against planned cuts to libraries
Wimbledon Guardian: 1 December
Merton | New Colliers Wood library set to open next year
The new library will have more space given over to books, a coffee shop, community meeting rooms, special activity zones and a larger children’s area.
Hereford Times: 1 December
Hay library group feel views have been ignored by Powys County Council
Hamstead & Highgate Express: 1 December
Barnet library campaigners slam ‘£1m security costs’
Halesowen News: 1 December
Social enterprise GLL take control of Dudley’s libraries
Birmingham Mail: 1 December
Staffordshire | Work continues on project which will see Lichfield Library relocated to city centre church
Hackney Citizen: 1 December
Stoke Newington Town Hall revamp is ‘not a sell-off’, says Mayor as cabinet agrees site’s future
Stoke Newington Library will carry on as normal but an “exhibition space or a small café/coffee kiosk” might be added to the foyer.
The former reference library could become a café or restaurant.
Border County Advertizer: 1 December
Shropshire Council’s Library Strategy goes to cabinet
Whitchurch Herald: 1 December
Shropshire | Wem library upgraded after public consultation

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