Libraries News Round-up: 14 February

The Bookseller : 14 February
Graeme Macrae Burnet backs campaign against Scottish library cuts
Macrae Burnet is backing the CILIPS Libraries Matter campaign
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/graeme-macrae-burnet-backs-campaign-against-scottish-library-cuts-487071

Plymouth Herald : 14 February
Closure of library would mean loss of ‘safe place’ for disabled
Closing a city library would mean the loss of a ‘Safe Place’ for people with learning difficulties who are faced with crime, harassment or abuse.
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/closure-of-library-would-mean-loss-of-safe-place-for-disabled/story-30135970-detail/story.html

Socialist Worker : 14 February
Lambeth | Reports round up: activists protest at Labour assault on libraries
https://socialistworker.co.uk/art/44102/Reports+round+up%3A+activists+protest+at+Labour+assault+on+libraries

Cheshire Today : 14 February
Group considers future of Warrington libraries
http://www.cheshire-today.co.uk/45126/group-considers-future-of-warrington-libraries/

Weston Mercury : 14 February
North Somerset Council spending £800k in cash-saving bid after libraries review
http://www.thewestonmercury.co.uk/news/north_somerset_council_spending_800k_in_cash_saving_bid_after_libraries_review_1_4883152

ITV News : 14 February
Bath | Protesters fight for local library
http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-02-14/protesters-fight-for-local-library/

Lancashire Post : 14 February
Lancashire | Scrutiny called in over book rumours
http://www.lep.co.uk/your-lancashire/scrutiny-called-in-over-book-rumours-1-8389490

ITV News : 14 February
Crowd funding appeal to transform Guernsey children’s library
http://www.itv.com/news/channel/2017-02-14/crowd-funding-appeal-to-transform-guernsey-childrens-library/

Isle of Wight Press: 14 February
‘Much has been achieved’ — Ofsted praise for Medina College
Inspectors commended work done to stock the library with more books and involve the newly appointed librarian in helping raise literacy standards.
http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/much-has-been-achieved-ofsted-praise-for-medina-college-97674.aspx?mn=4

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