Libraries News Round-up: 12th June 2013

DAILY EXPRESS : 12th June
Libraries give us power and axing museums will lead to heritage senility, warns Archbishop
The Archbishop went on lambast the Government for spending cuts which  are impacting on staff numbers in libraries, and warned society is  becoming more “isolated”.
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/407083/Libraries-give-us-power-and-axing-museums-will-lead-to-heritage-senility-warns-Archbishop

THE GUARDIAN : 12th June
Philip Pullman: ‘Authors must be paid fairly for ebook library loans’
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/jun/12/philip-pullman-ebook-loan-campaign

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 12th June
Philip Pullman leads challenge to publishers over e-book library lending
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/epic/bmy/10115962/Philip-Pullman-leads-challenge-to-publishers-over-e-book-library-lending.html

Manchester Evening News : 12th June
Cuts ‘under the counter’ as Stockport’s library hours are slashed
Town hall bosses in Stockport have targeted libraries in Bramhall, Bredbury, Brinnington, Cheadle, Edgeley and Reddish for  reduced hours.
http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/cuts-under-counter-stockports-library-4304693

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th June
CILIP rebrand meeting pushed back
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-rebrand-meeting-pushed-back.html

Shropshire Star : 12th June
Plans to lift eating and drinking ban at libraries
There are also claims that council bosses are considering allowing picnics in a bid to attract younger people.
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2013/06/12/plans-to-lift-eating-and-drinking-ban-at-libraries/

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1 comment for “Libraries News Round-up: 12th June 2013

  1. stuart callaghan
    September 28, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Stockport….public apathy on cuts..my a*s*…let’s take a vote,don’t tell everybody..keep it shut..then we do with the figures,what we want…I am a rate payer,and expect to be consulted properly!! Last one out of Stockport please turn out the light!

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