Libraries News Round-up: 11th April 2014

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 11th April
346 staff cut from London libraries since 2011/12
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/346-staff-cut-from-london-libraries.html 

Lincolnshire Echo : 11th April
Sir Edward Leigh MP tells Lincolnshire CC to think again over closures
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-Sir-Edward-Leigh-tells/story-20948722-detail/story.html

Lincolnshire Echo : 11th April
County council responds to Sir Edward Leigh’s criticism 
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-county-council-responds/story-20949596-detail/story.html

Sleaford Standard : 11th April
Library campaigners take their fight to Westminster
Maurice Nauta quoted
http://www.sleafordstandard.co.uk/news/community/community-news/library-campaigners-take-their-fight-to-westminster-1-5995860

Express & Echo : 11th April
Devon County Council plan analysis of £110m cuts hitting youth centres, libraries and care homes
The move comes after it emerged that South Molton could become a government case study to assess the effects of cuts to an average market town.
http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Devon-County-Council-plan-analysis-110m-cuts/story-20943616-detail/story.html

Daily Echo : 11th April
Hampshire libraries ‘unsustainable’ under £900,000 of cuts
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/11143094.Libraries____unsustainable____under___900_000_of_cuts/

Rochdale Online : 11th April
Scheme to encourage early library membership launched
http://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/news-features/2/news-headlines/86505/scheme-to-encourage-early-library-membership-launched

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