Libraries News Round-up: 27 November 2015

BBC News : 27th November
Scotland | Library book expenditure in decline
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-34919430

THE BOOKSELLER : 27th November
Libraries Taskforce gets funding until 2020
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/libraries-taskforce-gets-funding-until-2016-317434

The Stage : 27th November
Arts cuts will still be ‘hugely damaging’, warns Dugher
https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2015/arts-cuts-will-still-be-hugely-damaging-warns-dugher/

Salisbury Journal : 27th November
Hampshire | Shock as town’s library could close
& proposal to scrap the county’s entire book fund from 2020
http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/14108568.Shock_as_town_s_library_could_close/

East Anglian Daily Times : 27th November
Suffolk libraries facing major funding cuts
http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/suffolk_libraries_facing_major_funding_cuts_1_4326840

Brixton Buzz : 27th November
Lambeth Council Cabinet to consider minor tinkerings for bonkers book-ish gyms
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/11/lambeth-council-cabinet-to-consider-minor-tinkerings-for-bonkers-book-ish-gyms/

Accrington Observer : 27th November
Lancashire | Cuts programme gets green light – but fight to save our libraries goes on
http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/news/local-news/cuts-programme-gets-green-light-10512371

Coventry Telegraph : 27th November
Plan for £5m cuts to libraries, toilets & jobs approved for consultation
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/5m-council-plan-cuts-libraries-10513416

The Argus : 27th November
Revealed: Where the axe will fall on Brighton and Hove City Council’s £68m cuts over next five years
Scroll down to – LIBRARIES
http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/14107799.Revealed__Where_the_axe_will_fall_on_Brighton_and_Hove_City_Council_s___68m_cuts_over_next_five_years/

The National: 27th November
Unions in warnings over Edinburgh council cuts
http://www.thenational.scot/news/unions-in-warnings-over-edinburgh-council-cuts.10494

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th November
Reading Agency reveals Summer Reading fall
but “more than 60,000 children joined a local library as a result”
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/reading-agency-reveals-summer-reading-fall-317429

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