Libraries News Round-up: 20th September 2013

Voices for the Library : 20th September
No confidence in Ed Vaizey
http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/?p=4118

CILIPS Council : 20th September
Cuts to Moray Libraries – Open Letter from CILIPS Council
CILIP in Scotland is the professional body for library and information professionals.
http://www.cilips.org.uk/news/2013/9/20/cuts-to-moray-libraries-open-letter-from-cilips-council.html

The Scotsman : 20th September
Campaign group formed to save Moray’s libraries 
“This is an issue that affects everyone in Moray – in fact we are convinced that it will affect every community in Scotland as other local authorities seek to break away from their responsibilities in providing library services.  Already we are learning that East Ayrshire may be facing the closure of eight libraries.”
http://www.scotsman.com/news/education/campaign-group-formed-to-save-moray-s-libraries-1-3104096

Northern Scot : 20th September
Moray Leader stands by library decision 
http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/Leader-stands-by-library-decision-19092013.htm

THE BOOKSELLER : 20th September
Sheffield libraries could become wine bars 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sheffield-libraries-could-become-wine-bars.html

The Star : 20th September
Letter | Demand the first-class library service we deserve
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/demand-the-first-class-library-service-we-deserve-1-6068555

London Evening Standard : 20th September
‘Faked’ emails support flats plan for library
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/faked-emails-support-flats-plan-for-library-8829637.html

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 20th September
A ‘clearly expressed vision’ for London Libraries? 
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/a-clearly-expressed-vision-for-london.html 

Lincolnshire Echo : 20th September
Broadcaster Melvyn Bragg voices support for Lincolnshire libraries 
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Broadcaster-Melvyn-Bragg-voices-support/story-19824068-detail/story.html

Skegness Standard : 19th September
Spilsby community rejects alternative library proposals
http://www.skegnessstandard.co.uk/news/community/community-news/spilsby-community-rejects-alternative-library-proposals-1-5509586

This Is Scunthorpe : 20th September
Council refuses to scrap library closure plans
Labour members of the authority were defeated by a close vote when they called for the council’s executive committee to scrap the current proposals.
http://www.thisisscunthorpe.co.uk/Council-refuses-scrap-library-closure-plans/story-19823889-detail/story.html

You Tube : 19th September
Herefordshire | Save Our Libraries & Museums Campaign – D Day
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oHuFbrqhpQ

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