Libraries News Round-up: 11 April 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 11th April
Government to investigate Lambeth’s library plans
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/11/government-to-investigate-lambeths-library-plans

BBC News : 11th April
Government seeks answers over Carnegie Library closure
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-36017224 

Brixton Buzz : 11th April
Government Minister considers formal inquiry into Lambeth Council’s book-ish gyms plans
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2016/04/government-minister-considers-formal-inquiry-into-lambeth-councils-book-ish-gyms-plans/

Lichfield Live : 11th April
Campaigners say petition shows strength of opposition to Lichfield Library plans
http://lichfieldlive.co.uk/2016/04/11/campaigners-say-petition-shows-strength-of-opposition-to-lichfield-library-plans/

Sunderland Echo : 11th April
Libraries sell-off could raise £500,000 for Sunderland council 
http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/all-news/libraries-sell-off-could-raise-500-000-for-sunderland-council-1-7844506

Huddersfield Examiner : 11th April
Kirklees Council has broken its promise over Holmfirth library, campaign group claims
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/kirklees-council-broken-promise-over-11164446

Swindon Advertiser : 11th April
Council left in no doubt about public opinion after passionate meeting of library campaigners
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/14417719.Council_left_in_no_doubt_about_public_opinion_after_passionate_meeting_of_library_campaigners/

The Argus : 11th April
Brighton & Hove | CCTV to be installed to allow bookworms access out of hours
http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/14418142.CCTV_to_be_installed_to_allow_bookworms_access_out_of_hours/?ref=rss

BBC News : 10th April
The fall and rise of subscription libraries 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-35831853

Brixton Blog : 10th April
Library campaigners say council is now under greater pressure
http://www.brixtonblog.com/library-campaigners-say-council-now-greater-pressure/36891

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The panel, L to R: Paul Cornell, Jake Arnott, Sarah Church, Alan Gibbons, Shirley Burnham Photo: Elizabeth Ash

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