Libraries News Round-up: 10th June 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th June Jarvis calls for “deeds not words” on libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/jarvis-calls-%E2%80%9Cdeeds-not-words%E2%80%9D-libraries.html

New Statesman : 10th June The battle against privatisation Outsourcing of public services continues apace as austerity bites.
http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2011/12/public-services-outsourcing

York Press : 10th June Jobs axed at York libraries Library  assistant posts in York have been axed to save £190,000 …. “We  have invested in technology which increases our efficiency.”
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10473838.Jobs_axed_at_York_libraries/

24dash.com : 10th June Cheshire East | How a housing association ended up running a library
http://www.24dash.com/news/housing/2013-06-10-Opinion-How-a-housing-association-ended-up-running-a-library

Yorkshire Post : 10th June Halifax | New £9.25m library set to give cultural quarter bid a boost
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/all-sections/general-news/new-9-25m-library-set-to-give-cultural-quarter-bid-a-boost-1-5750814

Droitwich Standard : 10th June Droitwich library upgrades to save £4,000 a year “As well as reducing our energy consumption and delivering energy cost  savings of around £4,000 per year, the project means that the building  will benefit from new and improved lighting.”
http://www.droitwichstandard.co.uk/2013/06/10/news-Droitwich-library-upgrades-to-save-thousands-of-pounds-a-year-73741.html

This Is Surrey Today : 10th June Free Surrey library courses help thousands online
http://www.thisissurreytoday.co.uk/Surrey-libraries-help-thousands-online/story-19240908-detail/story.html#axzz2VpcApXpY

Tim Pinder

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