Libraries News Round-up: 14 November 2016

Leicester Mercury : 13 November
‘Wow – just wow’: People power saves Leicester library 

decision to keep the status quo
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/wow-just-wow-people-power-saves-leicester-library/story-29891419-detail/story.html

Cornish Times : 13 November
Library changes debated 
http://www.cornish-times.co.uk/article.cfm?id=107392&headline=Library%20changes%20debated&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016

The Guardian : 14 November
Children’s laureates demand UK government investigate school library closures
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/nov/14/children-laureates-demand-uk-government-school-library-closures

The Bookseller : 14 November
Children’s Laureates past and present urge end to ‘school library lottery’
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/riddell-calls-end-school-library-lottery-431306

BBC News : 14 November
Top authors call for school libraries to be protected
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37976082

Times & Star : 14 November
Cumbria | Public consultation into library plans
http://www.timesandstar.co.uk/news/other/Public-consultation-into-library-plans-fd0b7664-b148-416d-8a96-bf8b9be23b34-ds

East London & West Sussex Guardian : 14 November
A history of library cuts and book burning in Waltham Forest
http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/14889110.LOOKING_BACK__A_history_of_library_cuts_and_book_burning/

Keighley News : 14 November
Bradford | Volunteers celebrate five years of running Denholme Community Library
http://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/14901976.Volunteers_celebrate_five_years_running_Denholme_Community_Library/

The Bookseller : 14 November
Read On. Get On. coalition calls for new national measurement of reading
‘Libraries are vital but have been “negatively affected” by the closure of school library services’
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/read-get-promises-national-measurement-reading-431381

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