Libraries News Round-up: 11th November 2013

Chad.co.uk : 11th November
Nottinghamshire | Councillor: ‘Libraries will close, mark my words’
http://www.chad.co.uk/news/local/county-council-budget-councillor-libraries-will-close-mark-my-words-1-6234680

Northern Scot : 11th November
Moray Library protestor pursues legal challenge
http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/Library-protestor-pursues-legal-challenge-11112013.htm

Northern Scot : 11th November
Moray | Reverse decision or legal action will follow say campaigners
http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/Reverse-decision-or-legal-action-will-follow-say-campaigners-11112013.htm

The Scotsman : 11th November
Save our Libraries Moray nominate campaign leader
“The closure of libraries is an intellectual land grab; it’s ensuring that we remain uninformed, ignorant and permanently in the dark. The closure of libraries is stealing our intellectual future.”
http://www.scotsman.com/news/scotland/top-stories/save-our-libraries-moray-nominate-campaign-leader-1-3183872

BBC News : 11th November
Moray library closures: campaigner in legal aid bid
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-24900985

The Star : 11th November
Sheffield |Libraries funding lifeline
Threatened Sheffield libraries are set to be thrown a lifeline ­– with the city council ‘looking into’ providing £160,000 funding to cover running costs if volunteers want to take branches over.  Sheffield Council will only continue to run 11 of the current 27 neighbourhood libraries in future years.
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/libraries-funding-lifeline-1-6234151

The Echo : 11th November
Southend | Town council chief hits back in libraries row and says “We’re not liars”
http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/local_news/10796942.Town_council_chief_hits_back_in_libraries_row_and_says__We_re_not_liars_/?ref=nt

Local Guardian : 11th November
Surrey | Frustration mounts over wait for volunteers to take over library 
http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/10797789.Frustration_mounts_over_wait_for_volunteers_to_take_over_library/

The Argus : 11th November
Pledge to keep Brighton and Hove libraries open despite £125m cuts
http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/10799923.Pledge_to_keep_Brighton_and_Hove_libraries_open_despite___125m_cuts/

Bristol Post : 11th November
Letter | The closure of our libraries is imminent
In the age of the internet public libraries are about as useful as a quill pen, and as such are a service that should no longer be financed by the taxpayer.
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/closure-libraries-imminent/story-20060975-detail/story.html

Annesley Woodhouse Library

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