Libraries News Round-up: 12 August 2014

Wales Online : 12th August
Vale of Glamorgan | Job losses, volunteer-run libraries and £32m cuts warning as council faces ‘permanent austerity’
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/job-losses-volunteer-run-libraries-32m-7602471

Stoke Sentinel : 12th August
Staffordshire | Library consultation events planned in Eccleshall, Loggerheads and Newcastle
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Library-consultation-events-planned-Eccleshall/story-22518446-detail/story.html

News Shopper : 12th August
New library to open in Penge town centre
The library will open on August 26 in Green Lane and will provide more modern facilities. 
http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/11404128.New_library_to_open_in_Penge_town_centre/?ref=var_0

Local Government Chronicle : 12th August
Warning over Care Act’s ‘unintended consequences’
It added: “Wider universal wellbeing services that councils provide (such as libraries or swimming) are precisely those that are being cut as local authorities attempt to protect essential frontline, statutory services.”
http://www.lgcplus.com/topics/social-care/warning-over-care-acts-unintended-consequences/5073785.article

Leon’s Library Blog : 12th August
It’s good to…listen
featuring Martyn Wade’s statement on what CILIP members will be asked to consider at the AGM
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/08/12/its-good-to-listen/ 

OCLC research study
At a Tipping Point – Education Learning & Libraries
PDF 7.5 MB  –  Copyright ©2014 OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc
http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/oclc/reports/tipping-point/215133-tipping-point.pdf 

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