Libraries News Round-up: 16 June

Libraries Taskforce: 15 June
Income generation for public libraries
With comments, and response made on behalf of the Libraries Taskforce. At least one comment still awaiting moderation.
Northern Echo: 16 June
Fresh legal challenge launched in battle to save Darlington’s Crown Street Library
Letter before action issued by Mr Imperato of Watkins and Gunn.
The article has attracted a large number of comments.
Plymouth Herald: 16 June
Relief and anger at new Plymouth libraries closure plan
Four libraries escape closure but others are still earmarked for closure. Instead, library services will be provided at six ‘outreach centres’ based in care homes, churches and community hubs.
Surrey Comet: 16 June
Kingston’s libraries receive £500k investment as they continue to attract more visitors
Times & Star: 16 June
Friends hold library meeting
Friends of Cockermouth Library ( FoCL) will be meeting next week to discuss how the library is running since being handed over to the town council.
The Scotsman: 16 June
Dunfermline Carnegie Library wins double architecture award
Bristol Post: 16 June
Dozens expected to turn out for anti-cuts public meeting
The Bristol Anti-Cuts Alliance is urging people to attend the public meeting on Wednesday, June 21 to discuss how to oppose a raft of proposed cuts to libraries, lollipop people and public toilets.
East Anglian Daily Times: 16 June
£40million Mildenhall Hub still on track despite Suffolk fire service pulling out of project
Hub plans include co-location of services, including the library service.
Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire

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