Libraries News Round-up: 23 September 2016

The Star : 22 September
Sheffield | Letter | Community centres?
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/your-say/community-centres-1-8140402

The Bookseller : 23 September
Pullman, Blackman and Rosen urge Bradley to act on libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/authors-urge-call-library-action-398621

Plymouth Herald : 23 September
Plymouth union leader vows to fight council’s library closures
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/plymouth-union-leader-vows-to-fight-council-s-library-closures/story-29744662-detail/story.html

Chingford Herald : 23 September
Waltham Forest | How often do you use your library?
Consultation on plans to relocate or refurbish several libraries
http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/chingford/14761829.How_often_do_you_use_your_library_/

Yorkshire Post : 23 September
Letter | Without trained professional staff, a library is not a library
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-letters-without-trained-professional-staff-a-library-is-not-a-library-1-8144025

Warrington Guardian : 23 September
Communities ignored, people left isolated, more than books Рyour letters on library closure plans
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/yoursay/letters/14760611.Communities_ignored__people_left_isolated__more_than_books___your_letters_on_library_closure_plans/

Warrington Guardian : 23 September
In pictures: Campaigners protest to save Warrington’s libraries
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/14761902.IN_PICTURES__Campaigners_protest_to_save_Warrington_s_libraries/

Warrington Guardian : 23 September
MP David Mowat ‘cautiously welcomes’ LiveWire’s library plans
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/14762211.MP_David_Mowat__cautiously_welcomes__LiveWire_s_library_plans/

Lancashire Telegraph : 23 September
Legal vow over East Lancashire libraries review
http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/14761218.Legal_vow_over_East_Lancashire_libraries_review/

Lancashire Evening Post : 23 September
Plan to close libraries to be debated again after protests
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/plan-to-close-libraries-to-be-debated-again-after-protests-1-8144122

Southport Visitor : 23 September
Lancashire |¬†Scrutiny committee to review decision to close libraries and children’s centres
http://www.southportvisiter.co.uk/news/southport-west-lancs/scrutiny-committee-review-decision-close-11928260

Sunderland Echo : 23 September
Letter | 400 libraries closed in UK
http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/your-say/400-libraries-closed-in-uk-1-8143313

Morpeth Herald : 23 September
Northumberland | Letter | Democracy: Members are public servants
inc. reference to ‘the outrageous treatment of Morpeth library’
http://www.morpethherald.co.uk/news/democracy-members-are-public-servants-1-8140539

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