A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it. For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter.
Fabian Society : 28th March
Dan Jarvis MP | How do you value a library?
Public Libraries News : 27th March
Public Library E-Lending Review published
Editorial, plus key recommendations and responses.
Voices for the Library : 28th March
Statement on the Sieghart e-lending review
Good E-Reader : 28th March
UK Government Releases New Report on Library eBook Lending
This Is Grimsby : 28th March
Library service for schools in North East Lincolnshire is to close down
Camden New Journal : 29th March
The death of a library
The Regent’s Park branch library closes it doors this week after nearly 50 years, prompting users to accuse the Town Hall of cutting a vital service in an area that relies heavily on the branch for books, computer services and as a place to meet.
Camden New Journal : 28th March
Town Hall faces criticism over books ‘giveaway’ from axed library
South Wales Argus : 28th March
Letter | Hands off our city libraries
Barnet & Whetstone Press : 28th March
Concerns over Finchley library sell-off
BBC News : 27th March
Hull Anlaby Park library given two month reprieve
The closure of a Hull library has been delayed for two months for campaigners to come up with a plan to save it.