Libraries News Round-up: 10th January 2014

The Westcountry : 10th January
Cornwall Jobs under threat as libraries and one stop shops to cut opening hours and merge
http://www.thisisthewestcountry.co.uk/news/cornwall_news/10928571.Jobs_under_threat_as_libraries_and_one_stop_shops_to_cut_opening_hours_and_merge/

ITV News : 10th January
Nick Clegg backs campaign to save Sheffield libraries
http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2014-01-10/nick-clegg-backs-campaign-to-save-sheffield-libraries/

Sheffield Telegraph : 10th January
A longer chapter for future of city libraries
A deadline for potential rescue plans for Sheffield libraries is being extended as the council comes under renewed pressure to withdraw the threat of closures.
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/what-s-on/a-longer-chapter-for-future-of-city-libraries-1-6362115

Sheffield Telegraph : 10th January
Palin backs Sheffield libraries
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/palin-backs-sheffield-libraries-1-6363269

Boston Standard : 10th January
Plan in place to keep (Kirton) village library open
http://www.bostonstandard.co.uk/news/community/community-news/plan-in-place-to-keep-village-library-open-1-5795025

Caerphilly Observer : 10th January
New Caerphilly town library opens its doors to residents
http://www.caerphillyobserver.co.uk/news/939295/new-caerphilly-town-library-opens-its-doors-to-residents/

Burton Mail : 10th January
A new chapter for the future of our libraries?
And it is this way of thinking which is causing a headache for council bosses as they try to justify continuing to plough funds into libraries where attendance figures continue to dwindle.
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/News/A-new-chapter-for-the-future-of-our-libraries-20140110104803.htm

Stoke Sentinel : 10th January
Public to be consulted on future of Staffordshire’s libraries
The changes – revealed by The Sentinel last month – could see some village libraries taken over by community volunteers and move into venues like pubs, post offices or fire stations.  Several small, under-used facilities could also face closure.
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Public-consulted-future-Staffordshire-s-libraries/story-20425388-detail/story.html

Bristol Post : 10th January
Letter | Not just  internet cafes but nurseries as well
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/just-internet-cafes-nurseries/story-20425458-detail/story.html

News North Wales : 9th January
Wrexham Rhos Library wins reprieve but others still face chop
details
http://www.newsnorthwales.co.uk/news/129805/rhos-library-wins-reprieve-but-others-still-face-chop.aspx

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