Libraries News Round-up: 19th June 2013

BBC News : 19th June Lincolnshire County Council proposes major library shake-up The number of static libraries under the authority’s control would fall from 47 to 15.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-22962132

This Is Lincolnshire : 19th June 170 jobs will be lost over rural library closures
170 jobs will be lost as part of money-saving plans to close 32 rural  libraries across Lincolnshire. The county’s mobile lending service also  faces far-reaching cuts, it has emerged.
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/170-jobs-lost-rural-library-closures/story-19326321-detail/story.html#axzz2WdbpglxH

Bourne Local : 19th June Library closure planned for Deepings and hours could be cut at Stamford to make £2m savings More detail of how the cuts/closures to be applied
http://www.bournelocal.co.uk/news/local/library-closure-planned-for-deepings-and-hours-could-be-cut-at-stamford-to-make-2m-savings-1-5202197

Alan Gibbons Diary : 19th June They shut libraries, don’t they? Lincolnshire is the latest county to join the philistine swarm.
http://alangibbons.net/2013/06/they-shut-libraries-dont-they/

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th June Major library cuts for Lincolnshire
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/major-library-cuts-lincolnshire.html

Shropshire Star : 19th June Shropshire’s libraries ‘are not under threat from e-reading’
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2013/06/19/shropshires-libraries-are-not-under-threat-from-e-reading/

But do not forget this: Festival bosses’ fears over Shropshire library cutbacks
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2013/06/13/festival-bosses-fears-over-shropshire-library-cutbacks/

Shropshire Star : 19th June Privacy fears over Oswestry library hub raised “I find the privacy issue completely unacceptable. I’ve seen people  there in emotional distress and other people have clearly been  concerned.”
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2013/06/18/privacy-fears-over-oswestry-library-hub-raised/

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th June Gardner and Pinfold win Carnegie and Greenaway Medals and defend Libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/gardner-and-pinfold-win-carnegie-and-greenaway-medals.html

Chronicle Live : 19th June Archive boosts Northumberland libraries service
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/local-news/archive-boosts-northumberland-libraries-service-4570247

Sunderland Echo : 19th June TV agony aunt joins fight to save Sunderland libraries
http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/all-news/tv-agony-aunt-joins-fight-to-save-sunderland-libraries-1-5778527

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