Libraries news round-up: 16 May 2018

Stoke on Trent Live: 16 May
Major £3.8m plan revealed to relocate library and children’s centre into town hall – here’s what it’s going to look like

Bude & Stratton Post: 16 May
Cornwall | Town council in the process of acquiring library ahead of takeover

York Press: 16 May
North Yorkshire | Cyclist plans next fundraising challenge
Cyclist repeats fundraiser to fund volunteer-run libraries

Cornish Times: 16 May
More power being handed down in Cornwall, says top councillor
‘One of the largest areas of double devolution has been Cornwall’s library service which has seen libraries transferred to other local groups to run them.
This has helped Cornwall Council make budget savings while Cllr Hannaford says it has also improved the service.’

Northamptonshire Telegraph: 15 May
Council says no to buying Higham Ferrers library building

York Mix: 16 May
More reading cafés and study spaces – the vision for York’s future library service

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