Libraries News Round-up: 18 February 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 17th February
How libraries brought out my inner book geek
A teenage girl explains how libraries helped her manage the transition from primary to secondary school, and the librarians encouraged her to become the reading fanatic she is today.

Newbury Today : 18th February
West Berkshire | Hungerford mobilises to fight library closure

Chorley Guardian : 18th February
Lancashire | Campaigners fighting to save library services

Brent & Kilburn Times : 18th February
Celebrities to take part in fundraising night for Kensal Rise community library
Part of a campaign to raise the £100,000 needed for the library’s running costs

Bristol Post : 18th February
South Gloucestershire Council sets 3.99 per cent increase in council tax
but consultation imminent on library closures (final para)

Strathspey Herald : 18th February
Where the axe is proposed to fall in Highlands 
Leisure centres and libraries will suffer as a result of 4.3 per cent cut in High Life Highland’s budget. The council expects …..

Evening Express : 18th February
Eight libraries in Aberdeen facing closure

Cook books

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