Libraries News Round-up: 27 May 2014

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 27th May
Oxfordshire Downton Abbey saves village library with £20,000 donation
“The money has enabled us to keep a professional library open.”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/downton-abbey/10858127/Downton-Abbey-saves-village-library-with-20000-donation.html

Leon’s Library Blog : 27th May
Response to Challenge Accepted 
‘Alternatives to Volunteer Libraries’ by Trevor Craig
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/05/27/response-to-challenge-accepted/ 

Public Libraries News : 26th May
Editorial | Three changes to public libraries due to the local elections
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/05/three-changes-to-public-libraries-due-to-the-local-elections.html

ChesterFirst :  27th May
Councils spent £393k on failed merger of services
http://www.chesterfirst.co.uk/news/134074/councils-spent-393k-on-failed-merger-of-services.aspx

Salisbury Journal : 27th May
Hampshire library consultation ends
http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/newforest/news/11237978.Hampshire_library_consultation/

Southern Daily Echo : 26th May
Hampshire | Not enough active borrowers in Southampton, according to study
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/11236155.City_libraries_rapped_for_lack_of_readers/?ref=var_0

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