Libraries News Round-up: 16 June 2014

Ciara Eastell Speech to SCL Seminar – June 5, 2014
http://www.goscl.com/wp-content/uploads/Ciaras-speech.pdf

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 16th June
The SCL and volunteer-led libraries
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/the-scl-and-volunteer-led-libraries.html

West Briton : 16th June
Mobile library service likely to be axed in Cornwall
Cornwall has come one step closer to losing its mobile libraries after councillors voted to axe the service.
http://www.westbriton.co.uk/Mobile-library-service-likely-axed-Cornwall/story-21243742-detail/story.html

The Journal : 16th June
Cornwall | How library volunteers in Jesmond are writing their own stories
It’s been 18 months since the residents of Jesmond, Newcastle, took over the running of their library from the city council.  They’ve done well but  …
http://www.thejournal.co.uk/news/north-east-news/how-library-volunteers-jesmond-writing-7270774

Express & Star : 16th June
£54,000 spin chief recruited by cash strapped Wolverhampton City Council
Wolverhampton City Council appointed Ian Fegan as its head of communications in April, just after a budget came into effect that imposed swingeing cuts on services and slashed the opening hours of libraries.
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/politics/2014/06/16/54000-spin-chief-recruited-by-cash-strapped-council/

The Lincolnite : 15th June
Lincoln libraries campaigner cuts ponytail for judicial review legal fund
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2014/06/lincoln-library-campaigner-cuts-ponytail-charity/

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