Libraries News Round-up: 2nd November 2013

Public Libraries News : 2nd November
Why we need the Back Office: a library assistant speaks 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/efficiencies-2/efficiencies-back-office-front-office/why-we-need-the-back-office-a-librarian-speaks

Public Libraries News : 2nd November
Co-located library downside: a trip to a Birmingham combined clinic/library
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/efficiencies-2/efficiencies-co-location/co-located-library-downside-a-trip-to-a-birmingham-combined-cliniclibrary

NottinghamPost.com : 2nd November
Matt Styles: Are libraries still considered places for books? 
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Ellie-Aindow-week-half-term-chance-away/story-20024839-detail/story.html

Alan Wylie : 2nd November
My Comments to Dan Jarvis on the Labour policy review on libraries 
I submitted these comments to Dan in July 2013, and had already fed into his policy review process through speaking to one of his advisers nearly 2 years ago. My comments were never published as promised
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/my-comments-to-dan-jarvis-on-labour.html

ITV News : 2nd November
Sheffield City Council say libraries may have to be “run differently”
http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2013-11-02/sheffield-city-council-say-libraries-may-have-to-be-run-differently/ 

ITV News : 2nd November
Campaigners protest at Sheffield library closure plans
http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2013-11-02/campaigners-protest-at-sheffield-library-closure-plans/

ITV News : 2nd November
Sheffield | The big Sssh to support libraries
http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2013-11-02/the-big-sssh-to-support-librariess/

Yorkshire Post : 2nd November
End of the road could be near for mobile library service amid cuts
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/general-news/end-of-the-road-could-be-near-for-mobile-library-service-amid-cuts-1-6208937

Hertfordshire Mercury : 2nd November
Broxbourne councillor calls for support for library service in Hertfordshire
He said:  “You wouldn’t want volunteer surveyors surveying your house.  So why would this be suggested for libraries?”
http://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/Hertfordshire/Broxbourne-councillor-calls-for-support-for-library-service-in-Hertfordshire-20131102131710.htm

This Is Lincolnshire : 2nd November
Lincolnshire libraries consultation is slammed as ‘waste of time’ 
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-consultation-slammed-waste/story-20014230-detail/story.html

Spalding Guardian : 2nd November
LIBRARY CLOSURES: It was UKIP who wrote the letter
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/opinion/letters/library-closures-it-was-ukip-who-wrote-the-letter-1-5637827

Cumbernauld News : 30th October
North Lanarkshire Trust appoints new reader to libraries
The Readers in Residence programme, funded by Creative Scotland and managed by Scottish Book Trust, will take place in four library authorities until September, 2014 to help build reading communities.
http://www.cumbernauld-news.co.uk/news/local-news/trust-appoints-new-reader-to-libraries-1-3165100

Campaigners outside the Central Library in Sheffield

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