Libraries News Round-up: 12 September 2016

Government Business : 12th September
Feature | The time of the library is now
Ian Anstice, professionally qualified librarian and editor of Public Libraries News, explains why keeping local libraries open is crucial to our local communities
http://governmentbusiness.co.uk/features/time-library-now

Public Finance : 12th September
Voluntary sector ‘must play key devolution role’
http://www.publicfinance.co.uk/news/2016/09/voluntary-sector-must-play-key-devolution-role

Libraries Taskforce : 12th September
Kathy Settle — Progress towards Libraries Deliver: Ambition
https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/12/progress-towards-libraries-deliver-ambition/

Burnley Express : 12th September
Final chapter for Burnley libraries – and community centres also get the axe
details and dates
http://www.burnleyexpress.net/news/final-chapter-for-burnley-libraries-and-community-centres-also-get-the-axe-1-8120668

Times Series : 12th September
‘It is not a transformation, it is a destruction’ – Barnet’s UNISON branch call to save library jobs
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/14737931.___It_is_not_a_transformation__it_is_a_destruction________Barnet___s_UNISON_branch_call_to_save_library_jobs/

Coventry Observer : 12th September
Libraries are a basic human right say campaign group as petition is handed to Council
http://coventryobserver.co.uk/news/libraries-basic-human-right-say-campaign-group-petition-handed-council/

Bridlington Free Press : 12th September
Letter: Library cuts caused by government
http://www.bridlingtonfreepress.co.uk/news/letter-library-cuts-caused-by-government-1-8114724

Cambrian News : 11th September
Gwynedd New strategy for library service
4 libraries to volunteers or close, 4 others to close.

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http://www.aberaeron-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=108341&headline=New%20strategy%20for%20library%20service&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016

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