Libraries News Round-up: 25th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th July
CILIP to debate ‘no confidence’ motion in Vaizey
https://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-debate-no-confidence-motion-vaizey.html

Communitiesagainstthecuts.com : 25th July
Library campaigners slam business influence on arrangements to run Library of Birmingham
Library campaigners have criticised the unrepresentative composition of the proposed Strategic Management Board of the Library of  Birmingham.
http://communitiesagainstthecuts.com/2013/07/25/library-campaigners-slam-business-influence-on-arrangements-to-run-library-of-birmingham/

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th July
Luton set for library closures
Five of the area’s eight libraries, as well as its mobile service, are  being considered for either closure, relocation or downsizing. At least  two are expecting to be closed.
https://www.thebookseller.com/news/luton-set-library-closures.html

Luton Today : 25th July
Libraries face axe in council’s saving schemes
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http://www.lutontoday.co.uk/news/education/libraries-face-axe-in-council-s-saving-schemes-1-5318846

Stamford Mercury : 25th July
Library campaigners secure meeting in the Deepings            
http://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news/local/library-campaigners-secure-meeting-in-the-deepings-1-5322916

This Is Lincolnshire : 25th July
Residents “not given enough time” to ask questions at library consultation
Councillor Worth was asked whether libraries would re-open in the result of an  economic boom in the future.  Councillor Worth said: “Not if our group  (Conservative) is in control of the council – but it is a democracy.”
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Residents-given-time-ask-questions-library/story-19568153-detail/story.html#axzz2a4h72Ins

Louth Leader : 25th July
Fury over library consultation not taking place in Mablethorpe or Sutton on Sea but instead in Louth where services are not at risk
http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/local/fury-over-library-consultation-not-taking-place-in-mablethorpe-or-sutton-on-sea-but-instead-in-louth-where-services-are-not-at-risk-1-5317078

Independent Catholic News : 25th July
Christian bookshops get major boost from charity book scheme
A charity that helps churches give good Christian books to libraries  in their community is now working through Christian bookshops, giving  them a much-needed boost.
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=23012

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