Libraries News Round-up: 25th September 2013

Public Libraries News : 24th September
Editorial | Past President of CILIP helps lead plans for volunteer library
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/09/past-president-of-cilip-helps-lead-plans-for-volunteer-library.html

BBC News : 25th September
Sunderland City Council to close nine libraries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-24274982

Sunderland Echo : 25th September
Protestors slam ‘undemocratic’ council after authority says Sunderland library closures are a done deal
http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/all-news/protestors-slam-undemocratic-council-after-authority-says-sunderland-library-closures-are-a-done-deal-1-6080513

Derby Telegraph : 25th September
Libraries, care homes and 1,600 council jobs facing the axe substantial section on Libraries
http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Libraries-care-homes-1-600-council-jobs-face-axe/story-19842036-detail/story.html#axzz2fsw9Gdm3

Save Lincolnshire Libraries Campaign :
Big Library March | 17 Links to TV, Radio, Press and Blog Coverage
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/links-press-media/

Giles McNeill’s Blogspot : 25th September
Letter | Nettleham Parish Council Responds to Lincs CC’s Library Proposals Describing them as ‘Irrational’ 
This is a Tory parish councillor
Also, you can *listen again* to BBC’s ‘Melvyn in the Morning’ (24 Sept) by clicking here
http://gilesmcneill.blogspot.com/2013/09/nettleham-parish-council-responds-to.html

Grantham Journal : 25th September
Grantham councillor joins hundreds in protest against proposed library cuts
http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/local/grantham-councillor-joins-hundreds-in-protest-against-proposed-library-cuts-1-5525720

Motherwell Times : 25th September
Refurbishment to create new village facility
The project is a first in North Lanarkshire, with finance coming from the change fund programme for older people which supports people for longer in their own homes.
http://www.motherwelltimes.co.uk/news/local-headlines/refurbishment-to-create-new-village-facility-1-3111172

In Cumbria : 25th September
New library opens today on Carlisle estate
The Morton Library Link will open for 73.5 hours a week in the community centre in Morton Manor, replacing the previous service which was upstairs in the centre and open for just 15 hours a week.
http://www.in-cumbria.com/new-library-opens-today-on-carlisle-estate-1.1086786

Sunderland Civic Centre

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