Libraries News Round-up: 16 January

LGA : 16th January
Library services should be more accessible for e-readers, report says 
http://www.localgov.co.uk/Library-services-should-be-more-accessible-for-e-readers-report-says/42357

Plymouth Herald : 16th January
Council set to close TEN of Plymouth’s libraries and move book borrowing online 
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/council-could-close-ten-libraries-and-move-book-borrowing-online/story-30061880-detail/story.html

Hackney Citizen : 16th January
Hackney councillor Jon Burke wants libraries to lend out power tools & kitchen appliances 
https://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2017/01/16/jon-burke-hackney-councillor-libraries-power-tools-kitchen-appliances-physical-lending/

Borehamwood Times : 16th January 
Barnet Council announces relocation of East Barnet library to Victoria Recreation Ground 
http://www.borehamwoodtimes.co.uk/news/15026814.East_Barnet_library_to_relocate_with_reduced_services/

Hemel Today : 16th January 
New £15m home for Dacorum Borough Council & library officially opens in Hemel Hempstead 
http://www.hemeltoday.co.uk/news/new-15m-home-for-dacorum-borough-council-and-library-officially-opens-in-hemel-hempstead-1-7776697

Third Sector : 16th January 
NCVO’s Etherington urges national debate on volunteering 
http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/ncvos-etherington-urges-national-debate-volunteering/volunteering/article/1420996
Full version:  http://blogs.ncvo.org.uk/2017/01/16/stuart-etheringtons-new-year-letter-to-the-sector/

Yorkshire Post : 15th January 
Letter Cameron and Osborne to blame for library woes 
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-letters-cameron-and-osborne-to-blame-for-library-woes-1-8333945

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