Libraries News Round-up: 18 March 2016

The Bookseller : 17th March
McDermid and Cleeves join Orkney library fight
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/mcdermind-and-cleeves-join-fight-save-orkney-mobile-library-324729

Bitternpark Info : 18th March
Southampton | ‘Bright and busy future’ forecast for Cobbett Road Library
http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3090:bright-and-busy-future-forecast-for-cobbett-road-library&catid=1:local-news&Itemid=59

BBC News : 18th March
Southampton libraries: Community groups to run threatened libraries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-35837185

ITV News : 18th March
Organisations to take over running of Southampton libraries
http:/www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2016-03-18/organisations-to-take-over-running-of-southampton-libraries/

Daily Echo : 18th March
Future of five Southampton libraries threatened with closure secured
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/14352593.Future_of_five_threatened_Southampton_libraries_secured/

The Argus : 18th March
East Sussex | Pubs urged to open up post offices, shops, libraries, cash points, even allotments in project
http://m.theargus.co.uk/news/14353223.Pubs_urged_to_open_up_post_offices__shops__libraries__cash_points__even_allotments_in_project/

Brighton and Hove Independent : 18th March
Brighton | Warren Morgan: Hove Library is no longer fit for purpose
http://brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/warren-morgan-hove-library-is-no-longer-fit-for-purpose/

Nuneaton News : 18th March
Warwickshire | Demand to ‘shelve’ plans to close Nuneaton library on Sundays
http://www.nuneaton-news.co.uk/Demand-shelve-plans-close-town-library-Sundays/story-28944204-detail/story.html?444

Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra : 18th March
East Renfrewshire | Library award for Barrhead Foundry
http://www.glasgowsouthandeastwoodextra.co.uk/news/local-headlines/library-award-for-barrhead-foundry-1-4074616

Lichfield Mercury: 18th March
Staffordshire | Library activists accuse council of not being an open book over Lichfield’s historic Friary building
http://www.lichfieldmercury.co.uk/Library-activists-accuse-council-open-book/story-28936749-detail/story.html

Brixton Buzz : 18th March
Lambeth pensioners, tenants and supporters take action against Local Government cuts with ‘Warm-Up’ inside Brixton Tate Library
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2016/03/lambeth-pensioners-tenants-and-supporters-take-action-against-local-government-cuts-with-warm-up-inside-brixton-tate-library/

West Berkshire : 18th March
Government steps in to delay library closures in West Berkshire
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/mar/18/government-delay-library-closures-west-berkshire

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