Libraries News Round-up: 20 December 2015

Bedfordshire on Sunday : 20th December
Bedford Borough Council plans more cuts …  including “reviewing” Libraries
http://www.bedfordshire-news.co.uk/Bedford-Borough-Council-plans-cuts-meet-massive/story-28391243-detail/story.html

Wales Online : 20th December
All we want for Christmas is our library back’ Residents unite over Roath library closure a year on
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/roath-library-christmas-read-protest-10629213

Western Gazette : 20th December
Somerset | Concerns over future of community building in Castle Cary after Caryford Hall bid rejected
Future for a ‘library hub’ is “uncertain”
http://www.westerngazette.co.uk/Concerns-future-community-building-Castle-Cary/story-28397196-detail/story.html

News Post Leader : 20th December
Northumberland | Temporary relocation for Morpeth Library
http://www.newspostleader.co.uk/news/local/temporary-relocation-for-library-1-7630344

CNN : 18th December
How to beat the digital divide
Providing public access through schools, libraries and other community gathering points is therefore critical to achieve truly universal service that extends to the poorest and hardest to reach. Often, such public access points are vital first steps to guide communities’ first digital steps, and spark demand for connectivity.
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/12/18/opinions/lord-internet-access/

Western Gazette : 18th December
Somerset County Council: Plans for libraries to house multiple public services
http://www.westerngazette.co.uk/Somerset-County-Council-Library/story-28390359-detail/story.html

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