Libraries News Round-up: 10 September 2014

Left Foot Forward : 10th September
‘If at first you don’t succeed, you don’t succeed’ – How the government is failing adult learners
http://leftfootforward.org/2014/09/how-the-government-is-failing-adult-learners/

Liverpool Confidential : 10th September
Pleas to spare Liverpool libraries from closure
The problem for the city is that there is no legal obligation to run a public library service at all
http://www.liverpoolconfidential.co.uk/News-and-Comment/Pleas-to-spare-Liverpool-libraries-from-closure

Public Libraries News : 10th September
Big New Libraries – Manchester 
in-depth report 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/practitioners/big-new-libraries-manchester

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th September
ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain’ in Puffin and RA partnership
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/itvs-good-morning-britain-puffin-and-ra-partnership.html

Leicester Mercury : 10th September
Letter | Library heritage is simply not valued
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Library-heritage-simply-valued/story-22901777-detail/story.html 

Save Lincs Libraries : 10th September
Update from Lincolnshire Scrutiny Meeting — by Andrew Bowell
fascinating
https://www.facebook.com/groups/savelincslibraries/permalink/742687259111341/

The Lincolnite : 9th September
Is the County Council going to take notice of what people say?
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2014/09/is-the-county-council-going-to-take-notice-of-what-people-say/

The Star : 10th September
Sheffield | Walkley Library to be co-run by groups
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/library-to-be-co-run-by-groups-1-6831311

Oxford Mail : 10th September
Writers join forces to open a fresh chapter for Oxford library
Mr Haddon, author of Whitebread prize-winning The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, added: “The campaign to keep libraries in the public eye has faltered somewhat but libraries are still closing and still under threat.” 
http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/11462199.Writers_join_forces_to_open_a_fresh_chapter_for_Oxford_library/

This Is Local London : 10th September
West Barnes Library to be closed while site is re-developed to include flats and hall
A new library is scheduled to open in 2017, if all goes to plan. 
http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/11462290.Library_to_be_closed_while_site_is_re_developed_to_include_flats_and_hall/

CNN International : 10th September
Superbooks: High-tech reading puts you inside the story
“You end up with something we don’t have a term for yet.”
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/10/tech/innovation/superbooks-high-tech-reading-ebooks/index.html

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