Libraries News Round-up: 17 October 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 17th October
‘If we lose our celebrated bookshops and our libraries we will never improve our nation’s literacy’
by Baroness Gail Rebuck
http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/if-we-lose-our-celebrated-bookshops-and-our-libraries-we-will-never-improve-our-nations

Clitheroe Advertiser : 17th Octobr
Lancashire | Civic party visit in last-ditch bid to save library
Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans has invited Karen Bradley, the Secretary of State at The Department of Culture, Media and Sport, to visit Whalley Library, which is under threat of closure.
http://www.clitheroeadvertiser.co.uk/news/civic-party-visit-in-last-ditch-bid-to-save-library-1-8185656

Lancashire Evening Post : 17th October
Preston | Harris proposals polarise opinion
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/harris-proposals-polarise-opinion-1-8185629

Wales Online : 17th October
Doctors and councils have warned that cuts in this week’s Welsh budget will hit vital services
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/politics/doctors-councils-warned-cuts-weeks-12032879

North West Evening Mail : 17th October
Cumbria | Dalton councillor saddened by closure of historic building as new library prepares to open
Library services co-located in community centre following closure of library, which will be sold.

Warrington Guardian : 17th October
Protest against library closure proposals set for Town Hall later today
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/14805837.Protest_against_library_closure_proposals_set_for_Town_Hall_later_today/

Borehamwood Times : 17 October
What do you think: Downsizing Barnet libraries is latest change in cuts to services
http://www.borehamwoodtimes.co.uk/news/14806102.What_do_you_think__Downsizing_Barnet_libraries_is_latest_change_in_cuts_to_services/

Times Series : 17th October
What do you think: Have your say over changes to Barnet libraries
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/14806102.What_do_you_think__Have_your_say_over_changes_to_Barnet_libraries/

Burton Mail : 16th October
Staffordshire | A new dawn for Barton Library as volunteers save the day to keep it open
The council provides the books, equipment, training for the volunteers,and management of the building. The NHS trust provides the HR support and insurance. The volunteers run the service.
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/a-new-dawn-for-barton-library-as-volunteers-save-the-day/story-29805596-detail/story.html

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