Libraries News Round-up: 28th November 2013

Public Libraries News : 28th November
Public Lending Right (PLR) and Volunteer Libraries 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/library-closing/legal/public-lending-right-plr-and-volunteer-libraries

THE GUARDIAN : 28th November
Cuts may force councils to stop funding arts and leisure services by 2015
Study warns that authorities will have to focus on core services, leaving others such as libraries and leisure centres at risk
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/nov/28/local-council-funding-cuts-arts

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Issue 1354 – p.29
Library News | Sheffield library cuts
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The Scotsman : 28th November
Campaigners abandon Moray library closure fight
http://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/top-stories/campaigners-abandon-moray-library-closure-fight-1-3212549

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th November
Newcastle to feature in library e-lending pilot
Cuts-stricken Newcastle is one of four authorities chosen by the Society of Chief Librarians to take part in the Sieghart Review pilots.
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/newcastle-feature-library-e-lending-pilot.html

Derby Telegraph : 28th November
Outrage as Derbyshire County Council seeks ‘fat cat’ while planning mobile libraries axe
The council – which sparked anger earlier this year by adding a third highly-paid member of staff to the chief executive’s office – is now advertising for a strategic director of corporate resources, who will be paid between £108,087 and £118,895 a year.
http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Outrage-county-seeks-fat-cat-planning-mobile/story-20229028-detail/story.html

Burton Mail : 28th November
Derbyshire | Mobile libraries being scrapped is ‘diabolical’
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/News/Mobile-libraries-to-be-scrapped-to-cut-costs-20131128160743.htm

Plymouth Herald : 28th November
Plymouth city libraries set to open an extra 11 hours a week
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/Plymouth-city-libraries-set-open-extra-11-hours/story-20235815-detail/story.html

Hemel Today : 27th November
Hertfordshire Tell us what you want for the future of libraries
http://www.hemeltoday.co.uk/news/local/tell-us-what-you-want-for-the-future-of-libraries-1-5711583

News North Wales : 28th November
Denbighshire | Prestatyn’s new look library opens its doors
http://www.newsnorthwales.co.uk/news/128698/prestatyn-s-new-look-library-opens-its-doors.aspx

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