Libraries News Round-up: 27 October

27th October:   Thanks to Ian of PLN for advising on Twitter that:
“Helen Milner of the Tinder Foundation will be interviewed by Sky News tomorrow on her view that some libraries are poor and are being protected.”

THE GUARDIAN : 27th October
Some libraries deserve to close, says ‘digital inclusion’ charity
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/oct/27/some-libraries-deserve-to-close-says-digital-inclusion-charity#comment-86282176

LGA : 27th October
Not all libraries should be protected from closure argues charity
http://www.localgov.co.uk/Not-all-libraries-should-be-protected-from-closure-argues-charity/41915

Public Libraries News : 27th October
Special interview with Helen Milner on “protected” libraries and the 10% that “have to change”
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/10/special-interview-with-helen-milner-on-protected-libraries-and-the-10-that-have-to-change.html

Public Libraries News : 27th October
Nick Poole on what can we learn from the past to inform the future of public libraries
His speech to the Library of Birmingham
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/users/nick-poole-on-what-can-we-learn-from-the-past-to-inform-the-future-of-public-libraries

Labour List : 27th October
Exclusive: Tom Watson launches devolution taskforce to look at austerity and the arts
inc libraries
http://labourlist.org/2016/10/exclusive-watson-launches-devolution-taskforce-to-look-at-austerity-and-the-arts/

Camden New Journal : 27th October
Fears for Camden’s local history archives if flats scheme at Holborn Library is expanded
http://www.camdennewjournal.com/local-archives-holborn

Bury Times : 27th October
‘Great care’ needed on decision of future of libraries
http://www.burytimes.co.uk/news/14826502.___Great_care____needed_on_decision_of_future_of_libraries/

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