Libraries News Round-up: 12 April

Lancashire Post: 12 April
Government inquiry into Lancashire libraries not ruled out
Public Sector Executive: 12 April
Decision to close Lancashire libraries was ‘predetermined’, letter claims
Blackpool Gazette: 12 April
Under-threat Lancashire’s libraries to get a stay of execution?
Blackpool Gazette: 12 April
Lancashire | MP warns county over wasteful library closures as inquiry looms
Walsall Advertiser: 12 April
Rushall library in Walsall to be saved with late community bid?
Gazette & Herald: 12 April
North Yorkshire | Norton library reopens as a community hub
volunteer-run facility
Enfield Independent: 12 April
Haringey | Jacksons Lane Arts Centre approaches Highgate Library Action Group (HLAG) and Haringey Council to discuss relocating to Highgate Library 
Big Issue: 12 April
More young people are using libraries, Carnegie study finds
Western Mercury: 12 April
North Somerset | Library will be closed for 12 weeks for refurbishment and children’s centre moving in
Reading Chronicle: 12 April
Reading Borough Council intends to revive three key community hubs, while Southcote and Whitley services will be streamlined
Upgrades will be funded by partly by the disposal of Southcote and Whitley Library, as well as grant funding and a developer contribution.
 Battle Library will operate at reduced hours, while services in Southcote and Whitley will be relocated across the three community hubs.
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