Libraries News Round-up: 28th June 2013

CILIP : 27th June What the Government’s Spending Review means for library and information services
http://www.cilip.org.uk/news-media/pages/news130627.aspx

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th June Government to consult on PLR extension
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-consult-plr-extension.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th June Teachers ‘frustrated’ over Reading for Pleasure
https://www.thebookseller.com/news/teachers-frustrated-over-reading-pleasure.html

THE GUARDIAN : 28th June ‘Proposals to cut libraries by more than half won’t affect the quality of service’
A Lincolnshire county councillor defends plans to shut 30 of the council’s 45 libraries
http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jun/28/cutting-libraries-services-councils

Grantham Journal : 28th June Plans to close Lincolnshire’s libraries rejected by councillors
http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/politics/politics-news/plans-to-close-lincolnshire-s-libraries-rejected-by-councillors-1-5232316

Local Guardian : 28th June Hundreds sign petition declaring “last chance to save Croydon’s libraries”
http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/10514862.Hundreds_sign_petition_declaring__last_chance_to_save_Croydon_s_libraries_/

Huddersfield Examiner : 28th June Round two in the fight to save Kirklees libraries as campaign group Save Our Libraries formed Groups formed last year to oppose cuts to rural library services have joined forces to form one new super group in a bid to retain a  professional-led library and information service.
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/local-west-yorkshire-news/2013/06/28/round-two-in-the-fight-to-save-kirklees-libraries-as-campaign-group-save-our-libraries-formed-86081-33536762/

Huddersfield Examiner : 28th June Fears over future of libraries in Kirklees
http://www.examiner.co.uk/views-and-blogs/comment/2013/06/28/fears-over-future-of-libraries-in-kirklees-86081-33537019/

Chronicle Live : 28th June Newcastle | Council cuts: End of story for Moorside Library while others celebrate takeover plans
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/council-cuts-end-story-moorside-4729431#.Uc12mRP78w0.twitter

Voices for the Library Shirley Burnham will be hosting @voiceslibrary on Twitter w/c 1st July
http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/2013/06/shirley-burnham-library-campaigner-old-town-library-swindon/?utm_content=buffer2901d&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer

Shepley library protest

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