Libraries News Round-up: 3 July

Coventry Observer: 2 July
Youngsters design logo for first ‘community-led library’ in Coventry
‘In an era of government cuts to local authorities, council-run libraries are under threat.  Although nearly all in Coventry have escaped the axe, there is a push for more shared services in communities under on building.’
Bradford Telegraph & Argus: 3 July
Volunteers help save Thornton Library, just yards from the birthplace of the Bronte sisters
Volunteers take on running of library threatened with closure.  Call for more volunteers.
GP online: 3 July
GPs to refer patients to libraries under long-term conditions scheme
Books on prescription
UK Authority: 3 July
Libraries to cash in on Whitehall hot desking
Renting desk space to central government agencies provides a useful income stream, conference hears from Kathy Settle, Chief Exec of Libraries Taskforce.
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