Libraries News Round-up: 19 January 2016

On the Wight : 19th January
What do we do if the money runs out? IOW council chief asks Government
The council chief’s letter to the DCLG’s Shafi Khan is embedded in the article.  
http://onthewight.com/2016/01/19/iwc-ceo-writes-to-government/

Harlow Star : 19th January
Dementia sufferers in Essex to be exempt from paying library fines with launch of new support card
good idea
http://www.harlowstar.co.uk/Dementia-sufferers-Essex-exempt-paying-library/story-28561612-detail/story.html

Consultancy.uk : 19th January
Capita to deliver North Yorkshire County Council LMS
http://www.consultancy.uk/news/3177/capita-to-deliver-north-yorkshire-county-council-lms

Shropshire Star : 19th January
Newport Library being ‘discriminated against’, says Wrekin MP Mark Pritchard
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2016/01/19/newport-library-being-discriminated-against-says-mp-mark-pritchard/

Socialist Worker : 19th January
Strike vote to save Lambeth’s libraries
https://socialistworker.co.uk/art/42015/Strike+vote+to+save+Lambeth%E2%80%99s+libraries

Shropshire Live : 19th January
Shifnal Library to be refurbished ahead of transfer to town council
http://www.shropshirelive.com/2016/01/19/shifnal-library-to-be-refurbished-ahead-of-transfer-to-town-council/

Museums Association : 19th January
ACE awards £30,000 to support network for civic museums
Including library professionals in the network is an option but not a stipulation of the funding, she added.
http://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/news/19012016-arts-council-england-awards-funding-to-local-authority-civic-museums-network

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