Libraries News Round-up: 28 July 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 28th July
How to join a library – in pictures
If you’re desperate to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge but don’t yet belong to a library, have no fear. Children’s author and illustrator Jackie Morris has written a special story to show you how to get started.
http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/gallery/2014/jul/28/how-to-join-a-library-in-pictures

THE GUARDIAN : 28th July
Summer Reading Challenge 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2014/jul/28/reading-agency-summer-reading-challenge

Public Libraries News : 28th July
The deepest cut in UK public library history? Kirklees goes (almost) all out
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/07/the-deepest-cut-in-uk-public-library-history-kirklees-goes-almost-all-out.html

Yorkshire Post : 28th July
Hull Public to be consulted over cuts to libraries branded ‘shocking’
Further cuts to library services, including cutting opening times by nearly a third and the possible closure of a library in a city gearing up to be City of Culture in 2017, have been described as “shocking” by unions.
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/local-stories/public-to-be-consulted-over-cuts-to-libraries-branded-shocking-1-6754298

Yorkshire Post : 28th July
Kirklees Council consults residents on huge cut in library budget
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/local-stories/council-consults-residents-on-huge-cut-in-library-budget-1-6752318

Western Morning News : 28th July
Young reader on a mission to save library services
“I have heard a lot of libraries are being closed around the country. This is not just affecting Cornwall. I want that stopped so I am thinking of getting in touch with the Prime Minister to ask for his help.
http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Young-reader-library-mission/story-21938766-detail/story.html

Stamford Mercury : 27th July
Concert raises hundreds for Deepings Library fund
http://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news/community/community-news/concert-raises-hundreds-for-deepings-library-fund-1-6199552

Kidderminster Shuttle : 27th July
Worcestershire Green light given for new (Bewdley) library move
http://www.kidderminstershuttle.co.uk/news/local/11360704.Green_light_given_for_new_library_move/

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