Libraries News Round-up: 10 January

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th January
Torfaen libraries threatened with 2.5 day service reduction
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/torfaen-libraries-threatened-reduced-service-464446

2BR Radio : 10th January
Why are our libraries closing?
The Libraries Minister is in Lancashire today, to look at the decision to close almost 30 libraries
http://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2194678/why-are-our-libraries-closing/

Burnley Express : 10th January
Lancashire County Council has “wrecked” our library service
http://www.burnleyexpress.net/whats-on/arts/county-council-has-wrecked-our-library-service-1-8326384

Irish Times : 10th January
Open Letter:  Mary O’Rourke on staffless libraries – ‘Whose daft idea was this?’
Mary O’Rourke is a former minister for education, health and public enterprise
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/mary-o-rourke-on-staffless-libraries-whose-daft-idea-was-this-1.2925772

Warrington Guardian : 9th January
Library campaigners angry after LiveWire introduces new membership scheme
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/15010532.Library_campaigners_angry_after_LiveWire_introduces_new_membership_scheme/

Public Libraries News : 9th January
Editorial | Refurbishments, a new library/leisure trust and PIN-only Camden mornings
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2017/01/refurbishments-a-new-libraryleisure-trust-and-pin-only-camden-mornings.html

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