Libraries News Round-up: 30 March 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 30th March
Vaizey: Volunteers should not replace library staff
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/vaizey-volunteers-should-not-replace-library-staff-325210

BBC News : 30th March
Libraries minister Ed Vaizey: Volunteers not replacing staff
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-35920081

Public Sector Executive : 30th March
Libraries need community management to survive job losses and closures – Locality
http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/libraries-need-community-management-to-survive-job-losses-and-closures–locality?dorewrite=false

THE GUARDIAN : 29th March
What does your local library mean to you?
we want to hear from people who feel their libraries are invaluable to them and their community
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/mar/29/what-does-your-local-library-mean-to-you

London Evening Standard : 30th March
Candlelit vigils set to be held for doomed Lambeth libraries
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/candlelit-vigils-set-to-be-held-for-doomed-lambeth-libraries-a3213896.html

Yorkshire Post : 30th March
Ann Cleeves: Why we need to save the Great British librarian from extinction
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/analysis/ann-cleeves-why-we-need-to-save-the-great-british-librarian-from-extinction-1-7822855

Bristol Post : 30th March
Support to save Hanham Library grows with song written to protest South Gloucestershire cutbacks
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Support-save-Hanham-Library-grows-song-written/story-29021492-detail/story.html

Worcester News : 30th March
Paid library jobs plunge 49 per cent across Worcestershire as hordes of volunteers take their place
http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/14392054.Paid_library_jobs_plunge_49_per_cent_across_Worcestershire_as_hordes_of_volunteers_take_their_place/

On The Wight : 30th March
Isle of Wight library staff: Cut by more than half in last six years
http://onthewight.com/2016/03/30/isle-of-wight-library-staff-cut-by-more-than-half-in-last-six-years/

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