Libraries News Round-up: 15th October 2013

BBC News : 14th October
Rhondda Cynon Taf’s cuts plan to save £56m after budget
Fourteen of its 26 libraries have also been earmarked for closure, which would save £800,000 a year.

THE GUARDIAN : 15th October
Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

THE GUARDIAN : 14th October
Neil Gaiman: Let children read the books they love
Author says physical books are here to stay during keynote speech on what he sees as future of books, reading and libraries

Public Libraries News : 14th October
Editorial Neil Gaiman “We have an obligation to tell our politicians the value of reading in creating worthwhile citizens”

Sunderland Echo : 15th October
‘Readers will be better off after library closures,’ claims Sunderland Council

BBC News : 15th October
Moray library closures: Culture Secretary urges council to reconsider

The Scotsman : 15th October
Moray library closures: Fiona Hyslop set to intervene

STV News : 15th October
Government urges rethink over council decision to close libraries

Northern Scot : 15th October
Equality Commission cannot rule on libraries closure 
details of EHRC ruling

Herald Scotland : 15th October
D-day for bid to save libraries from closure
EHRC statement to be issued this morning

This Is Surrey Today : 15th October
Village welcomes library to be run by volunteers

Moray libraries closure protest

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