Libraries News Round-up: 19th October 2013

The Star : 19th October
Campaign to save Sheffield library branches hotting up
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/campaign-to-save-sheffield-library-branches-hotting-up-1-6163372

Huddersfield Examiner : 19th October
Kirklees libraries service wins BASE award
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/kirklees-libraries-service-wins-base-6207408

THE INDEPENDENT : 18th October
Chris Bryant MP | These local cuts are dismantling the last vestiges of civil society
In my little patch of the Valleys five libraries will close
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/a-westminster-life-these-local-cuts-are-dismantling-the-last-vestiges-of-civil-society-8890010.html?origin=internalSearch

LGA : 15th October
Free libraries seminar presentations 12 Sept 2013
Presentations (with links) :
Shared services and community engagement: The case of the Lewisham Library and Information Service – Cllr Chris Best (PDF, 15 pages, 860KB)
Transforming Library Services London Borough of Merton – Cllr Draper (PDF, 9 pages, 229KB)
Creating a comprehensive library service – getting the equality duty right, Sue Charteris (PDF, 17 pages,  989KB)
http://www.local.gov.uk/past-event-presentations/-/journal_content/56/10180/5555286/ARTICLE

Save Wolverhampton Libraries : 18th October
Devastating News
http://savewolverhamptonlibraries.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/devastating-news/

South Wales Argus : 18th October
Monmouthshire Usk library campaigners set to meet
We have a large proportion of elderly residents who are unable to travel further afield, and our very limited bus services make a 20-mile round trip to the nearest library impossible for many.
http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/10750101.Usk_library_campaigners_set_to_meet/

Swindon Advertiser : 18th October
Wiltshire How good is your library?
The library service is going to be asking children and young people to complete a questionnaire that asks them what they think of the service that libraries provide for them.
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/NEWS/10746648.How_good_is_your_library_/

Stannington Library

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