Libraries News Round-up: 16th October 2013

GOV.UK
Take Part | Create a community library
Find out how you can help support local libraries, including taking on ownership and management. 
https://www.gov.uk/government/get-involved/take-part/create-a-community-library#what-is-it

THE BOOKSELLER : 16th October
Society of Chief Librarians strikes reference deal 
It is hoped that the agreement will save libraries £6m over the three years of the contract.
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/society-chief-librarians-strikes-reference-deal.html

Sunderland Echo : 16th October
Letter – Meg Crosby | “All of the libraries near me have closed …”
http://www.sunderlandecho.com/opinion/letters/letters-wednesday-october-16-2013-1-6152515

Bristol1247.com  : 16th October
Council accused on ‘bargain basement’ rent of Central Library
http://www.bristol247.com/2013/10/16/council-accused-bargain-basement-rent-central-library-35720/

Cambridge News : 16th October
Fear over loss of job search training in Cambridgeshire libraries
Jobseekers will lose out if a pilot project in libraries is not replaced properly, a councillor has warned.
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Cambridge/Fear-over-loss-of-job-search-training-in-Cambridgeshire-libraries-20131016143439.htm

WEA Director for Education : 13th October
Literacy and Numeracy – What MPs said
http://annwalkerwea.wordpress.com/2013/10/13/literacy-and-numeracy-what-mps-said/

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