Libraries News Round-up: 28 September 2014

Public Libraries News : 27th September
Special Report |  CILIP PMLG Debate:
“This house believes that local authorities are still the best way to deliver the public library service” 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/09/special-report-this-house-believes-that-local-authorities-are-still-the-best-way-to-deliver-the-public-library-service-cilip-pmlg-debate-27th-september-2014.html 

BBC News : 28th September
Sun, sea, sand – but a summer without broadband
BBC’s Technology reporter reveals how communities struggle with poor internet access.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28707373 

Liverpool Echo : 28th September
Campaigners fighting Liverpool’s library closures plan city centre demonstration
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/campaigners-fighting-liverpools-library-closures-7846961

Wiltshire Gazette & Herald : 28th September
Letter Libraries need quiet
Who designed and approved a library with no doors and placed beside a noisy cafeteria and a climbing wall just outside the library entrance? 
http://www.gazetteandherald.co.uk/yoursay/letters/11495892.Libraries_need_quiet/

Belfast Newsletter : 27th September
Reduction in library opening hours could follow job cuts
http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/regional/reduction-in-library-opening-hours-could-follow-job-cuts-1-6324802

Belfast Telegraph : 27th September
Staff to lose jobs as library service looks to save £1.4m
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/staff-to-lose-jobs-as-library-service-looks-to-save-14m-30619061.html

Hucknall Dispatch : 27th September
Nottinghamshire | Anger as popular cafe closes at town library
http://www.hucknalldispatch.co.uk/news/local/anger-as-popular-cafe-closes-at-town-library-1-6861774

Devon News Centre : 25th September
Pioneering new vision for Devon libraries
Local people have told Devon County Council they are prepared to offer more community support to maintain and improve their library.  But they say they want to maintain professional expertise and support in their library in return.
https://www.devonnewscentre.info/pioneering-new-vision-for-devon-libraries/

Norbury Library - Croydon Image: Elizabeth Ash

Norbury Library – Croydon
Image: Elizabeth Ash

 

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