Libraries News Round-up: 26 September 2016

That’s Lancashire – Headline News : 26th September
VIDEO | Lancashire libraries – closures confirmed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDyH7I7cGVg

Lancashire Evening Post : 26th September
Cabinet dismisses plea to save county libraries
Informative article + useful comments
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/cabinet-dismisses-pleas-to-save-county-libraries-1-8147396

2BR News : 26th September
Decision upheld on Lancashire’s at risk libraries and children’s centres
A decision to close more than 100 council owned buildings in Lancashire has been upheld.  The libraries and children’s centres you thought were closing, still will.
http://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2106123/decision-upheld-on-lancashires-at-risk-libraries-and-childrens-centres/

This Is Wiltshire : 26th September
Swindon | Petition to save Park Library passes 800 names
Park Library was a surprise omission from the core service that the council plan to maintain – set as it is in an economically deprived area, it is an obvious candidate for continued support on the grounds of social and educational need alone.
http://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/14765340.Petition_to_save_Park_Library_passes_800_names/

Yorkshire Post : 26th September
Letter Don’t belittle the efforts of library volunteers
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-letters-don-t-belittle-the-efforts-of-library-volunteers-1-8147599

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