Libraries News Round-up: 22nd May 2013

Liverpool Echo : 22nd May
Sefton | Merseyside library cull could lead to 40 (frontline) staff redundancies
A report to councillors tells how between 16 and 19 full-time posts would be lost, but because the bulk of library staff are part-time that would put up to 40 people at risk of redundancy.
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/merseyside-library-cull-could-lead-4002189

Telegraph & Argus : 22nd May
New library to be built in Bradford city centre
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10433704.New_library_to_be_built_in_Bradford_city_centre/

Telegraph & Argus : 22nd May
Leading Article | New chapter for library services
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/news_opinion/featuresourview/10434519.New_chapter_for_library_services/

BBC News : 22nd May
Business | Paperless public libraries switch to digital
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22160990

Brent & Kilburn Times : 22nd May
Council agree to work with campaigners in Kensal Rise Library battle
During the meeting the council conceded they had made mistakes in their previous running of the libraries but insisted they were keen to work with the community going forward.
http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/council_agree_to_work_with_campaigners_in_kensal_rise_library_battle_1_2205736

The Save Kensal Rise Library Survey : 22nd May
https://eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0v2TBo22TDoB6MB

Ealing Gazette : 22nd May
Private company set to run Ealing libraries
http://www.ealinggazette.co.uk/ealing-news/local-ealing-news/2013/05/22/private-company-set-to-run-ealing-libraries-64767-33369205/

They Work For You | Hansard 20th May
Public Lending Right (PLR) – the Minister responds to a Parliamentary Q from Dan Jarvis MP
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2013-05-20a.156146.h&s=%22public%20library%22%20OR%20%22public%20libraries%22%20OR%20%22library%20service%22&utm_content=bufferf5746&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer#g156146.q0 

They Work For You | Hansard 20th May
Audio-book loans – the Minister responds to a Parliamentary Q from Dan Jarvis MP
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2013-05-20a.156111.h&s=%22public%20library%22%20OR%20%22public%20libraries%22%20OR%20%22library%20service%22&utm_content=buffer5186e&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer

 

Thanks to Shirley Burnham for these links. You can follow her on Twitter @shirleyburnham and follow us @LibraryCampaign

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