Libraries News Round-up: 25 September 2014

Lincolnshire CC Full Council meets tomorrow Sept 26th - Libraries are on the Agenda
Watch the live webcast from 10:30am http://bit.ly/YbHBU9  or track on Twitter, using hashtag #lincslive

ITV News : 25th September
Future of Liverpool’s libraries discussed
http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2014-09-25/future-of-liverpools-libraries-discussed/

Hertfordshire Mercury : 25th September
Technology to lead libraries’ revolution in Hertfordshire
http://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/Technology-lead-libraries-revolution/story-22977440-detail/story.html

The Comet : 23rd September
Hertfordshire | ‘Have your say’ plea …
A three-tiered library service is set to be introduced
http://www.thecomet.net/news/have_your_say_plea_as_stevenage_and_hitchin_libraries_given_top_tier_rating_in_10_year_strategy_1_3781448

Putney SW15 : 25th September
Council Says Closure Of Southfields Library Is Temporary For Repairs (After Tory councillor quits)
http://www.putneysw15.com/shared/issuesouthfieldslib002.htm 

Putney SW15 : 25th September
Councillor Quits Tories Over Library Issue
http://www.putneysw15.com/shared/issuesouthfieldslib001.htm

Leicester Mercury : 25th September
“Our MPs don’t understand our cash crisis” say senior Tory county councillors 
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/MPs-don-t-understand-cash-crisis-say-senior-Tory/story-22980729-detail/story.html

News Shopper : 25th September
Will there be four more co-operative libraries in Bexley? Council launches draft strategy
 
http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/11495374.Will_there_be_four_more_co_operative_libraries_in_Bexley__Council_launches_draft_strategy/

Sheffield Telegraph : 25th September
Start of a new chapter for (Totley) library as volunteers take over its running
CRIC chair Isabel Hemmings had been in touch with Little Chalfont Community Library in Buckinghamshire, which has loaned outside council auspices since 2007.
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/start-of-a-new-chapter-for-library-as-volunteers-take-over-its-running-1-6858445

Sheffield Telegraph : 25th September
Letter | If the council can do what it wants why not fight for libraries at the start?
In an unexpected plot twist, at the 11th hour, enter a new character: Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture. 
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/letters/if-the-council-can-do-what-it-wants-why-not-fight-for-libraries-at-the-start-1-6858512 

Grimsby Telegraph : 25th September
N.E.Lincolnshire | Don’t miss deadline to submit community library proposals
Organisations wishing to make a bid to provide community library services in North East Lincolnshire need to move fast.
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Don-t-miss-deadline-submit-community-library/story-22978727-detail/story.html

Louth Leader : 25th September
Petition following libraries decision has been launched
http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/local/petition-following-libraries-decision-has-been-launched-1-6319724

West Briton : 25th September
Ten-year-old knocked back by members at full Cornwall Council meeting over library cuts
http://www.westbriton.co.uk/year-old-knocked-members-Cornwall-Council-meeting/story-22972840-detail/story.html

Cambrian News : 24th September
Powys Protest held outside threatened Machynlleth library
http://www.cambrian-news.co.uk/news/i/42955/

Times Series : 24th September
Libraries in Barnet could be the next ‘casualty’ of spending cuts
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/11492069.Libraries_could_be_next__casualty__of_cuts/

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