Libraries News Round-up: 10th April 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th April
Rosen warns new culture secretary on library ‘crisis’
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/rosen-warns-new-culture-secretary-library-crisis.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th April
Sheffield libraries could become wine bars 
The city council has revealed the names of the groups and companies that have expressed an interest in keeping open 16 branches that are threatened with closure.
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sheffield-libraries-could-become-wine-bars.html

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 10th April
THE BIG UPDATE
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/04/10/lobby4libraries-the-big-update/

Lincs Campaign – lobbying brief :

The Gazette : 10th April
Devon Cash-strapped council prepares to slash libraries from 50 to 28 
“I’d lay down in the road, I wouldn’t let them do it.”
http://www.middevongazette.co.uk/Cash-strapped-council-prepares-slash-libraries-50/story-20940878-detail/story.html

North Devon Journal : 10th April
Libraries face an uncertain future under proposals
http://www.northdevonjournal.co.uk/Libraries-face-uncertain-future-proposals/story-20936341-detail/story.html

North Devon Gazette : 9th April
Cliffhanger for North Devon’s libraries…?
http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/cliffhanger_for_north_devon_s_libraries_1_3537188

Nottingham Post : 10th April
Anger over plans to move library into Mary Potter Centre
Debbie Fearn, 45, of Bulwell, who has cerebral palsy, was one of the protest organisers.  She has used the service for nearly three decades and is desperate to stop the library plans.
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Anger-plans-library-Mary-Potter-Centre/story-20943017-detail/story.html

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