Libraries News Round-up: 30 August 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 30th August
Lancashire to go ahead with ‘disgraceful’ library cuts
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/lancashire-go-ahead-disgraceful-library-cuts-383186 

Lancashire Headline News : 30th August
Library Campaigner Dom Conlon reacts to library closures
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAAKOsiTC6M&feature=youtu.beLancashire Evening Post : 30th August
As the dust settles, we look at five key things you need to know – Our guide to what happens next
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/what-the-latest-county-council-cuts-mean-for-you-our-guide-to-what-happens-next-1-8096673

Leicester Mercury : 30th August
‘Bloody-minded’ county council accused over Leicestershire library closure plan

Trying to offload 36 smaller libraries
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/county-council-accused-of-bloody-mindedness-over-leicestershire-library-closure-plan/story-29668742-detail/story.html

Somerset Live : 30th August
Shepton Mallet library: Protesters gather to oppose possible move out of town centre
http://www.somersetlive.co.uk/shepton-mallet-library-protesters-gather-to-oppose-possible-move-out-of-town-centre/story-29658576-detail/story.htm
Surrey Mirror : 30th August
Petition launched as plans to close Bookham Library at lunchtime announced
http://www.surreymirror.co.uk/petition-launched-as-plans-to-close-bookham-library-at-lunchtime-announced/story-29668724-detail/story.html
The petition launched by Cllr Kennedy and Cllr Haque can be found at https://signme.org.uk/1239
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAAKOsiTC6M
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