Libraries news round-up: 10 October 2018

UNISON: ‘Save the arts and libraries’ march goes through London cultural landmarks to Parliament
UNISON, with support from PCS and UNITE are calling on the public to join public sector workers in a march on Saturday, 3 November 2018, starting at the British Library on the Euston Road and finishing with a rally in Parliament Square.

The Bookseller: 8 October
Petition calls for ‘ringfencing’ of government library funding 

BBC News: 10 October
Councillors agree Norfolk mobile library savings

Eastern Daily Express: 10 October
Cuts to Norfolk’s mobile libraries agreed

Worcester News: 10 October
Libraries in Worcestershire set to change as users told to ‘use it or lose it’

Bromsgrove Advertiser: 10 October
Worcestershire | Libraries could face closure as people told ‘use it or lose it’ 

Denbighshire Press: 10 October
Library opens new chapter after major refurbishment
‘The improvements made to the library since the refurbishment began in February this year include an IT learning and educational zone, self-service computers to access council and partner services, a refurbished meeting room, a redesigned children’s zone, a new exhibition of historical items and information, and modern shelving, furniture and flooring.’

North Somerset Times: 10 October
North Somerset | Nailsea Library saved from closure 

Yorkshire Evening Post: 10 October
Addingham Library saved

Altrincham Today: 10 October
Trafford | The new Altrincham Library will be self-service – and open in evenings and on Sundays 

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