Libraries News Round-up: 10th July 2013

PRIVATE EYE
Issue No. 1344: 12-25th July
Library News | Barking & Dagenham (p.28)

Public Libraries News : 9th July
Editorial | CILIP gamble on rebranding passes one barrier, at some cost.  6 libraries pass to volunteers, Bury lose nearly a third of  their library staff
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/07/cilip-gamble-on-rebranding-passes-one-barrier-at-some-cost-6-libraries-pass-to-volunteers-bury-lose-nearly-a-third-of-their-library-staff.html

York Press : 10th July
D-day on community libraries shake-up
“At the same time as outsourcing libraries, Labour are cutting the  budget by £450,000 – there has been no proper public consultation on the changes and we know staff have concerns and the UNISON union remains  opposed.”
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10536995.D_day_on_community_libraries_shake_up/

BBC News : 10th July
Library of Birmingham: Public invited to noisy opening
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-23243691

Brent & Kilburn Times : 10th July
Sudbury coffee bar lends its support to Barham Library campaigners
http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk:80/news/sudbury_coffee_bar_lends_its_support_to_barham_library_campaigners_1_2273177

DAILY MAIL : 10th July
What students really do in libraries: From texting and Facebook to online
shopping, just 18% of time is spent actually READING
The internet proved to be a source of distraction among the 730 students observed at two universities in Long Island, New York.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2359481/What-students-really-libraries-From-texting-Facebook-online-shopping-just-18-time-spent-actually-READING.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

Summer reading challenge launch

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