Libraries News Round-up: 13th January 2014

The Star : 13th January
Clegg plea for Sheffield library U-turn
“Libraries are more important than politics.”
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/clegg-plea-for-sheffield-library-u-turn-1-6368194

Public Libraries News : 12th January
Editorial | Too good a gift horse for the checking of the mouth
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/01/too-good-a-gift-horse-for-the-checking-of-the-mouth.html

Torquay Herald Express : 13th January
Fears for future of Torbay libraries
They fear that the proposed reduction will reduce the professionalism of the service beyond a point from which it can recover and to “avert this catastrophe” they are asking for the delay in the decision until a review is carried out.
http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/Fears-future-Torbay-libraries/story-20436107-detail/story.html

BBC News : 13th January
Meetings over threatened libraries in Rhydyfelin and Tregaron 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-25687813

Brent & Kilburn Times : 13th January
Increase in visitors to Brent libraries buckle London and national trend
http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/increase_in_visitors_to_brent_libraries_buckle_london_and_national_trend_1_3203153

Melton Times : 13th January
Leicestershire | Small libraries may be community run
http://www.meltontimes.co.uk/what-s-on/arts-leisure/small-libraries-may-be-community-run-1-5805269

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