Libraries News Round-up: 18th February 2014

BBC News : 18th February
Lincolnshire county council’s libraries changes ‘unlawful’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-26242117

THE BOOKSELLER : 18th February
DCMS consults on closing library advisory body
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/dcms-consults-closing-library-advisory-body.html

Public Libraries News : 17th February
Editorial | Goodbye Advisory Council on Libraries
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/02/goodbye-advisory-council-on-libraries.html

Public Libraries News
Are volunteer libraries statutory or non-statutory? 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/volunteer-run-libraries/practicalities/are-volunteer-libraries-statutory-or-non-statutory

Birmingham Libraries Campaigns : 18th February
The duty to consult but not to listen?
http://birminghamlibrariescampaigns.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/the-duty-to-consult-but-not-to-listen/

Eastbourne Herald : 18th February
East Sussex | Multi-million pound Seaford Library ready to open
http://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/news/local/multi-million-pound-seaford-library-ready-to-open-1-5882922

PreventionAction.org : 17th February
Which children are set to benefit most from preventative interventions?
Today, budget cuts are threatening schemes such as Bookstart as libraries and Surestart centers close around the country. This development, the authors argue, “may serve to widen existing disparities in children’s developmental and educational outcomes.”
http://www.preventionaction.org/research/which-children-are-set-benefit-most-preventative-interventions/6009

Gloucestershire Echo : 18th February
Gloucestershire library books go up for auction in Cheltenham
The Cotswold Auction Company, based in Chapel Walk, sold off the collectors’ items, which have been gathering dust in the libraries’ collection.
http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/Gloucestershire-library-books-auction-Cheltenham/story-20651924-detail/story.html

Swindon Advertiser : 17th February
Views (sought) on future of libraries
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11016245.Views_on_future_of_libraries/

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