Libraries News Round-up: 28th January 2014

Voices for the Library : 28th January
Data protection and volunteer-led libraries
http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/2014/01/data-protection-and-volunteer-led-libraries/

Swindon Advertiser : 28th January
Letter | Valuable volunteers
As the manager of the Walcot Community Shop I would like to correct the references Sherry Waldon made about the shop and library.   …  To claim that paid staff can in any way give a better service is ridiculous.
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/swindonletters/10968941.Letters_to_the_editor__28_1_14/

Brent & Kilburn Times : 28th January
Hypocrisy claims over bid to get closed libraries reopened in Brent
http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/schools_2_4502/hypocrisy_claims_over_bid_to_get_closed_libraries_reopened_in_brent_1_3257139

The Star : 28th January
Sheffield | Broomhill group rejects council plans
Broomhill Library Action Group said the assessment to decide which facilities should close was ‘not carried out on a credible or robust basis’.
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/broomhill-group-rejects-council-plans-1-6400107

Sheffield Telegraph : 28th January
Sheffield readathon gives boost to library campaign
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-readathon-gives-boost-to-library-campaign-1-6400082

Spalding Guardian : 28th January
Warning over library opening hours cut ahead of handover
Holbeach county councillor Nick Worth warned that if the academy and university aren’t ready to take over on May 6, the library’s opening hours will be cut.
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/lifestyle-and-leisure/warning-over-library-opening-hours-cut-ahead-of-handover-1-5838093

Courier Mail : 28th January
Australia | Silence no longer golden in libraries where noise seems to be the day order of the day
http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/opinion/opinion-silence-no-longer-golden-in-libraries-where-noise-seems-to-be-order-of-the-day/story-fnihsr9v-1226812339865

Nick worth

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