Libraries News Round-up: 27 June 2014

THE INDEPENDENT : 27th June
Save libraries by putting them in the pub, says the man tasked by Government to save them
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/save-libraries-by-putting-them-in-the-pub-says-the-man-tasked-by-government-to-save-them-9569208.html

Public Libraries News : 26th June
Editorial Sieghart plans out our future: plus strike action and volunteers walking out
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/06/sieghart-plans-out-our-future-plus-strike-action-and-volunteers-walking-out.html

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 27th June
Volunteers standing down and a Literary Map of Dundee
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/volunteers-standing-down-and-literary.html …

Save Lincs Libraries : 27th June
12 Volunteers step down in Alford, Lincolnshire
additional detail
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/06/27/12-library-volunteers-step-down-in-alford-lincolnshire/

Exmouth Journal : 27th June
Library usage figures questioned
The fate of Budleigh Salterton Library could be decided by figures which make it appear far less popular than it really is, it has been claimed.
http://www.exmouthjournal.co.uk/news/library_usage_figures_questioned_1_3659245

Loughborough Echo : 27th June
Leicestershire | Petition bid to save village library
“My fear is that it will impact on the disadvantaged in our society and there has not been any equality assessment on this. It is going to hit young families, the elderly and disabled.”
http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/petition-save-library-closure-7321518

Save Braunton Library : 27th June
Devon Save Braunton Library Campaign launches consultation with local children
http://www.aboutbraunton.com/save-braunton-library-campaign-launches-consultation-local-children/

Kilburn Times : 26th June
Brent Council accused of allowing former library building to fall into disrepair
http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/brent_council_accused_of_allowing_former_library_building_to_fall_into_disrepair_1_3658412

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