Libraries News Round-up: 17 June 2014

Liverpool Echo : 17th June
Many of Wirral libraries at risk of closure under council plans
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/many-wirral-libraries-risk-closure-7282695

Wirral Globe : 16th June
Community groups asked to takeover management of Wirral libraries
http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/11280221.Community_groups_asked_to_takeover_management_of_Wirral_libraries/

THE BOOKSELLER : 17th June
Librarians launch crowdfunded festival 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/librarians-launch-crowdfunded-festival.html

DAILY MIRROR : 16th June
Coalition cuts now targeting well loved local libraries as almost 500 affected 
inc a Poll – Are the Coalition right to close down libraries?
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/coalition-cuts-now-targeting-well-3707174

Stoke Sentinel : 17th June
Staffordshire ‘Our library review is not a closure programme being driven by money’
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/library-review-closure-programme-driven-money/story-21246071-detail/story.html

Basingstoke Gazette : 17th June
Hampshire | Library changes are not finished yet
Library bosses say “all options are open” on the future of the service in Hampshire.
http://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/news/politics/11280474.Library_changes_are_not_finished_yet/

Sleaford Standard : 17th June
Library service see an upturn in county 
http://www.sleafordstandard.co.uk/news/community/community-news/library-service-see-an-upturn-in-county-1-6126115

S W Londoner : 17th June
Vince Cable visits Twickenham Library to promote family reading 
http://swlondoner.co.uk/content/17062855-vince-cable-visits-twickenham-library-promote-family-reading

Question Everything : 15th June
Post Library Campaign AGM thoughts 
One of the contentious views was should we help library users who in the face of closure are trying to save their library by volunteering.
http://questioneverythingtheytellyou.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/post-library-campaign-agm-thoughts.html

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