Libraries News Round-up: 2 February 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 2nd February
‘Libraries have betrayed publishers’, festival hears¬†
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/publishers-should-partner-libraries-321273

Chronicle Live : 2nd February
Charity behind Northumberland’s leisure centres and libraries asks for ¬£1m bailout
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/charity-behind-northumberlands-leisure-centres-10821436

Bournemouth Echo : 2nd February
“You should get volunteers” – councillor ‘throws the ball back’ to library campaigners at meeting
http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/districts/bournemouth/14246354._You_should_get_volunteers____councillor__throws_the_ball_back__to_library_campaigners_at_meeting/

Rossendale Free Press : 2nd February
Lancashire | Free Press hands in your petition to save Valley’s libraries
http://www.rossendalefreepress.co.uk/news/free-press-hands-your-petition-10826911

Socialist Worker : 2nd February
Walkouts called to fight south London library cuts
https://socialistworker.co.uk/art/42100/Walkouts+called+to+fight+south+London+library+cuts

Hereford Times : 2nd February
LETTER | Libraries are an essential service, so why are we losing them?
http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/letters/14246439.Libraries_are_an_essential_service__so_why_are_we_losing_them_/

Burton Mail : 2nd February
Libraries in Derbyshire could close following review
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Libraries-Derbyshire-close-following-review/story-28647958-detail/story.html

Bristol Post : 2nd February
Library assistants must pass written exam to hold on to their jobs
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Library-assistants-pass-written-exam-hold-jobs/story-28647490-detail/story.html

BBC : 25th January
Are paper books really disappearing?
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160124-are-paper-books-really-disappearing?ocid=ww.social.link.email

 

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