Libraries News Round-up: 13 January 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 13th January
Joanna Trollope: ‘UK cannot afford to close one single public library’
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jan/13/joanna-trollope-uk-not-afford-close-one-single-public-library

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th January
Authors lead support for My Library By Right campaign
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/authors-lead-support-cilips-library-campaign-319953

Chronicle Live : 13th January
Libraries in Newcastle could have their opening times slashed by up to 50% in £1m savings scheme
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/libraries-newcastle-could-opening-times-10729841

Cambridge News : 13th January
Further £500K earmarked for cuts in Cambridgeshire libraries – now is the chance to have your say
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/500-000-earmarked-cuts-Cambridgeshire-libraries/story-28514035-detail/story.html

Cheddar Valley Gazette : 13th January
Somerset | Have your say and save your library urges Cheddar resident
http://www.cheddarvalleygazette.co.uk/say-save-library-urges-Cheddar-resident/story-28518111-detail/story.html

Press & Journal : 13th January
Moray proposes 18% council tax rise for schools and library services that may otherwise face the axe
https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/803904/moray-proposes-18-council-tax-rise/

London SE1 : 13th January
Lambeth library cuts: staff to strike over ‘cultural vandalism’
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8593

Brixton Blog : 12th January
Lambeth MP urges council to change mind on library
http://www.brixtonblog.com/mp-urges-council-change-mind-library/35192

On The Wight : 12th Jan
How is the council going to survive?
NB:  community libraries and libraries are both (separately) listed under the heading ‘Discretionary’ rather than ‘Statutory’ Services.
http://onthewight.com/2016/01/12/how-is-the-council-going-to-survive/

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