Libraries News Round-up: 22 October 2015

BBC News : 22nd October
Northern Ireland libraries: Fewer staff will affect service to public 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-34602707 

Belfast Telegraph : 22nd October
Library staff ‘living in a constant state of uncertainty’ 
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/library-staff-living-in-a-constant-state-of-uncertainty-34131386.html 


Lincolnshire Echo : 22nd October
Save Lincolnshire Libraries campaigners could be hit with £90,000 bill for legal challenge 
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-campaigners-hit-90/story-28034809-detail/story.html


Halesowen News : 22nd October
Dudley Council set to create a mutual to run libraries and associate services 
http://www.halesowennews.co.uk/news/13890156.Dudley_Council_set_to_create_a_mutual_to_run_libraries_and_associate_services/


Shropshire Star : 22nd October
Ex-mayor in plea over future of Whitchurch library 
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/10/22/ex-mayor-in-plea-over-future-of-whitchurch-library/ 


Harrow Times : 22nd October
Council accused of ‘stringing along’ library campaigners 
http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/13888761.Council_accused_of____stringing_along____library_campaigners/


Banbury Guardian : 22nd October
Oxfordshire | ‘Tell us where to cut services’ says council 
£1m cut proposed for the Library Service, inc getting rid of mobile libraries 
http://www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/local-news/tell-us-where-to-cut-services-says-council-1-7025247


South London Today : 21st September
Lewisham | Leave our library alone
Residents have hit out at possible plans to downgrade Forest Hill library.
http://www.southlondon-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=4172&headline=Leave%20our%20library%20alone&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2015


Daily Trust : 21st October
Nigeria | Council to clampdown on quack librarians 
Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) has warned non-librarians, who are masquerading as librarians, to steer clear of libraries across the country or face prosecution.
http://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/education/council-to-clampdown-on-quack-librarians/115962.html


Brixton Buzz : 20th October
Private Eye on Lambeth’s decision to turn libraries into privately-run gyms 
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/10/private-eye-on-lambeths-decision-to-turn-libraries-into-privately-run-gyms/

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