Libraries News Round-up: 17th September 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 17th September
Half of Sheffield’s libraries under threat
Threats to libraries in Moray, Sunderland, Neath and Flintshire also feature
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/half-sheffields-libraries-under-threat.html

ITV News : 17th September
Sheffield libraries could face closure
inc. Video
http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2013-09-17/sheffield-libraries-could-face-closure/

BBC News : 17th September
Half of Sheffield’s libraries facing axe
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-24113129

Sheffield Star : 17th September
Up to 15 libraries in Sheffield face the axe
details
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/up-to-15-libraries-in-sheffield-face-the-axe-1-6055959

Crosspool News : 17th September
Sheffield | Broomhill library and Crosspool mobile library service to be axed
http://crosspool.info/2013/09/17/broomhill-library-and-crosspool-mobile-library-service-to-be-axed/

Sheffield Star : 17th September
Can we save Sheffield libraries?
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/can-we-save-sheffield-libraries-1-6055510

Sheffield Star : 17th September
Opinion: How to save a library
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/opinion-how-to-save-a-library-1-6055528

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 17th September
“These proposals are very likely to be terminal to the Library Service” 
This text is a transcript of the speech given at Lincolnshire County Council Full Meeting by Councillor Steve Palmer (13th September 2013)

http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2013/09/17/these-proposals-are-very-likely-to-be-terminal-to-the-library-service/

The Lincolnite : 17th September
Most older people in Lincolnshire are not online
There are only four areas in England where the percentage of older people online, outnumber those who are offline: Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Surrey.
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2013/09/most-older-people-in-lincolnshire-are-not-online/

Spalding Guardian : 17th September
Library cuts council stashes millions away
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/library-cuts-council-stashes-millions-away-1-5496095

Banffshire Journal : 17th September
Cullen Library closure battle heads for Holyrood 
http://www.banffshire-journal.co.uk/News/Cullen-Library-closure-battle-heads-for-Holyrood-16092013.htm

Inside Moray : 16th September
Leading Scottish author lends her support to Library campaigners
http://insidemoray.co.uk/?p=900

Northern Scot : 16th September
Moray | Library closure protest
http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/Library-closure-protest-16092013.htm

Northern Scot : 16th September
Moray ‘We are united’ say library campaigners
http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/We-are-united-say-library-campaigners-16092013.htm

BBC News : 17th September
Dawley library reopens as part of Telford’s Phoenix Academy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-shropshire-24122876

Shropshire Live : 17th September
New Dawley library opens its doors
http://www.shropshirelive.com/2013/09/17/new-dawley-library-opens-its-doors/

The Courier : 16th September
Arbroath Library campaigners win their common good fight
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/angus-the-mearns/arbroath-library-campaigners-win-their-common-good-fight-1.131107

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