Libraries News Round-up: 2 November 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 2nd November
Vaizey criticises arts community for ‘relentlessly left-wing groupthink’
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/vaziey-hits-out-arts-community-relentlessly-left-wing-groupthink-425921

Newbury Today : 2nd November
West Berkshire | Legality of library closures is ‘irrelevant’
http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/home/19709/legality-of-library-closures-is-irrelevant.html

Sheffield Telegraph : 2nd November
Council on the same page as community as plan to protect Sheffield library is approved
Sheffield Council has registered the Walkley Carnegie Library building as an asset of community value. It is noan associate library, which means it is supported by a grant and run independently volunteers.
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/council-on-the-same-page-as-community-as-plan-to-protect-sheffield-library-is-approved-1-8215508

Lancashire Evening Post : 2nd November
Former librarian and best-selling author laments county’s closure of libraries
http://www.lep.co.uk/your-lancashire/preston/fulwood/former-librarian-and-best-selling-author-laments-county-s-closure-of-libraries-1-8214685

Clitheroe Advertiser :  1st November
Lancashire | The final chapter of Whalley Library
Whalley Library is set to close at noon on Saturday …
http://www.clitheroeadvertiser.co.uk/news/the-final-chapter-of-whalley-library-1-8211636

Blackpool Gazette : 1st November
Latest on transfer of LCC buildings
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/politics/latest-on-transfer-of-lcc-buildings-1-8211625

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