Libraries News Round-up: 22 August 2017

Shropshire Star: 22 August
Powys County Council aims to halve cost of running libraries
 ‘community partnerships’ planned 
https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/politics/2017/08/22/powys-county-council-aims-to-halve-cost-of-running-libraries/
Grimsby Telegraph: 22 August
NE Lincolnshire | ‘I don’t know what I’d do without it’ – Library users urge council to shelve closure plans
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/news/grimsby-news/i-dont-know-what-id-358242

 

South Wales Argus: 22 August
Newport’s library opening hours are down
http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/15488196.Newport__39_s_library_opening_hours_are_down/

 

Express & Star: 22 August
Plans for new bridge and ‘learning quarter’ in Wolverhampton city centre
A bridge linking Wolverhampton’s city-centre library with new college buildings could be built under plans for a ‘learning quarter’.
https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/wolverhampton/2017/08/22/plans-for-new-bridge-and-learning-quarter-in-wolverhampton-city-centre/

 

Lincolnshire Today: 22 August
Upsurge in visits to Lincolnshire libraries
http://lincolnshiretoday.net/mag/upsurge-visits-lincolnshire-libraries/

 

Exmouth Journal: 22 August
Devon | New Topsham hub gets funding boost
£2million ‘hub’ is to be built by a charity on the site of the former library. 
http://www.exmouthjournal.co.uk/news/new-topsham-hub-gets-funding-boost-1-5158255

 

Arts Council England: 22 August
Podcast 2 | Supporting the value of libraries: Libraries as a social enabler
http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/supporting-libraries/more-house-books

 

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