Libraries News Round-up: 3 October 2016

House of Lords : 29th September
Library Briefing — Local Libraries and Independent Bookshops in the UK
http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/LLN-2016-0047

Derby Telegraph : 3rd October
Campaigners fighting to save Mickleover Library hold meeting …
Derby City Council wants to close 11 of Derby’s 15 libraries
http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/campaigners-set-up-summit-to-save-derby-library/story-29773832-detail/story.html

Bexley Times : 3rd October
Council scraps library privatisation plans
joint outsourcing with Bromley won’t go ahead
http://www.bexleytimes.co.uk/news/council_scraps_library_privatisation_plans_1_4721406

Coventry Telegraph : 3rd October
Letter | ‘Our council seem to take more notice of outsiders so perhaps they will take note’
A statement from the TUC
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/our-council-seem-take-more-11971516

John Burgess Blogspot : 3rd October
Volunteers running Libraries is Outsourcing
http://johnburgess001.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/volunteers-running-libraries-is.html?m=1

Yorkshire Post : 3rd October
Warning to ‘use it or lose it’ over local libraries across Yorkshire
“I dread to think what the future is for libraries,” said Philippa Petty, business co-ordinator at Ackworth Community Library near Wakefield.
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/warning-to-use-it-or-lose-it-over-local-libraries-across-yorkshire-1-8158925

Henley Standard : 3rd October
Wokingham | No danger to Wargrave Library
http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=264983

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