Libraries News Round-up: 10th December 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th December
CIPFA records continuing library closures
Details 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cipfa-records-continuing-library-closures.html

Public Finance : 10th December
Rate of library closures slowing, CIPFA survey finds
http://www.publicfinance.co.uk/news/2013/12/rate-of-library-closures-slowing-cipfa-survey-finds/

Herald Scotland : 10th December
Library volunteers up by half in a year
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/library-volunteers-up-by-half-in-a-year.22913946

The Star : 10th December
Fight is on for Sheffield city library
More than 100 residents crammed into a public meeting at Upperthorpe Library at the weekend to put their opinions on record …
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/fight-is-on-for-sheffield-city-library-1-6305957

Bristol 24-7 : 10th December
Council ‘wilfully ignored’ Bristol libraries’ 400th anniversary 
http://www.bristol247.com/2013/12/10/council-wilfully-ignored-bristol-libraries-400th-anniversary-71444/

Telegraph & Argus : 10th December
Editorial New library is a facility worth saving
There are few things today which are as valuable as the free services offered by a public library.
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/news_opinion/featuresourview/10866144.New_library_is_a_facility_worth_saving/

Telegraph & Argus : 10th December
Bradford | New City Library opens with a flourish!
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10865199.New_City_Library_opens_with_a_flourish_/

BBC News : 10th December
North East Lincolnshire libraries face £500,000 cut
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-25319429

Grimsby Telegraph : 10th December
Local libraries: North East Lincolnshire Council embarks on eight-week public consultation

Grimsby Telegraph : 10th December
Councillors pledge to fight for libraries in North East Lincolnshire amid £500k cuts

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