Libraries News Round-up: 15th September 2013

New Save Our Libraries – Campaign to halt library closures in Moray and throughout Scotland
Campaigners to lobby Council Convenor
http://saveourlibraries.org.uk/?p=39   and on Twitter: @MorayLibraries

Spalding Today : 15th September
Dream to save library for a village hub
A survey has been sent out to around 1,900 homes in East and West Pinchbeck, asking for residents’ views on taking over the library and using trained volunteers to manage it.
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/dream-to-save-library-for-a-village-hub-1-5490124

Grantham Journal : 15th September
TV comedy writer Eric Chappell gives backing to library protest in Grantham
Mr Chappell, who wrote the TV comedy Rising Damp and lives in Barrowby, says he will sign a petition against the cuts which include reducing the opening hours of Grantham library by five.  ….. “My first ever literary influence was in my local library. Throughout my career I have used libraries to research my material.”
http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/local/tv-comedy-writer-eric-chappell-gives-backing-to-library-protest-in-grantham-1-5490220

Swindon Advertiser : 15th September
Arts centre wins applause from all
Chris Robins, 23, a library assistant at the centre, received the award on behalf of his colleagues.
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/10675381.Arts_centre_wins_applause_from_all/

Playwright Eric Chappell

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