Libraries News Round-up: 11 May

ViewNews: 11 May
Devon: Library says fond farewell to Sarah
Librarian resigns as exhausted. Campaigners concerned about the future of Axminster library as Libraries Unlimited are pushing for self-service machines and volunteers.
https://www.viewnews.co.uk/library-says-fond-farewell-sarah/

Derby Telegraph: 11 May
Closure of Spondon Library would be the ‘death of village’, residents warn
http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/closure-of-spondon-library-would-be-the-death-of-village-residents-warn/story-30326103-detail/story.html

Plymouth Herald: 11 May
Almost 60 per cent disagree with Plymouth library closure plan
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/almost-60-per-cent-disagree-with-plymouth-library-closure-plan/story-30327093-detail/story.html

Lancashire Telegraph: 11 May
Community rallies to reopen town library closed by cuts
Volunteers step in, call for second hand book donations, considering charging for membership
http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/15277063.Community_rallies_to_reopen_town_library_closed_by_cuts/

Blackpool Gazette: 11 May
Lancashire | Community deal to make libraries safer
‘A councillor who campaigned to save two libraries from closure is hoping community groups will continue with plans to take control of the properties.’
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/community-deal-to-make-libraries-safer-1-8538714

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