Libraries News Round-up: 21st November 2013

Keighley News : 21st November
Bradford Silsden woman’s worries over ‘lifeline’ libraries service cuts
Miss Wade has written to the council opposing the proposed scrapping of the provision, which is part of the mobile library service.
http://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/10822977.Silsden_woman_s_worries_over____ifeline____libraries_service_cuts/

Free Press : 21st November
Monmouthsire | Usk Library ‘not closing’ deputy leader
“What we are proposing is that we talk to the community about trying to find a way that the library can go on and into the future by taking it out of the clutches of the council so it can be a community asset.”
http://www.freepressseries.co.uk/news/10827196.Usk_Library___39_not_closing__39__deputy_leader/

Wales Online : 20th November
Fears grow for the future of Penarth Library 
‘Fundamental’ review of library service could mean closure of 108-year-old facility
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/fears-grow-future-penarth-library-6325448

This Is Lincolnshire : 21st November
Threatened libraries likely to be staffed by volunteers in Lincolnshirehttp://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Threatened-libraries-likely-staffed-volunteers/story-20110930-detail/story.html#axzz2lGYSSKgd

This Is Lincolnshire : 21st November
Independents’ alternative plan
very interesting
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Independents-alternative-plan/story-20111062-detail/story.html#axzz2lGYSSKgd

The Scotsman : 21st November
Moray campaigners vow to save remaining libraries
http://www.scotsman.com/news/education/moray-campaigners-vow-to-save-remaining-libraries-1-3196986

Moray SNP : 21st November
Libraries vote leaves Independents and Tories floundering 
“While three communities have been spared the closure of their libraries, four other communities are still to lose this valuable service. The situation has changed for the better but the Independents and Tories remain entrenched in a flawed plan.”
http://www.moraysnp.org/news.php?id=336&cat_id=&p=&search=#ontitle

Moray SNP : 21st November
Libraries U-turn is bitter-sweet say SNP Councillors 
“There will be many people upset today in the four communities losing their libraries and the three communities that have had their libraries saved will have mixed feelings at seeing their own service saved but not those of the friends they have campaigned shoulder to shoulder with in recent weeks.”
http://www.moraysnp.org/council.php?id=337&cat_id=4&p=&search=#ontitle

Inside Moray : 21st November
Labour lament failed libraries bid as campaigners fight on
“Every day we hear new evidence that suggests these closures may not be viable.  … There are significant costs both financial and cultural.”
http://insidemoray.co.uk/?p=1378

Press & Journal : 21st November
‘We’ll fight on until every library saved’
http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/3477710

Moray library group

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