Libraries News Round-up: 31 August 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 31st August
Lancashire council to close more than 20 libraries
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/31/lancashire-county-council-library-closures

Wigan Today : 31st August
Two libraries & a children’s centre could be closed down
http://www.wigantoday.net/news/local/two-libraries-and-a-children-s-centre-could-be-closed-down-1-8098357

Public Libraries News : 30th August
Editorial | Lancashire, Labour and Libraries 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/08/lancashire-labour-and-libraries.html

Libraries Taskforce : 31st August
Cultural and creative enrichment: how libraries deliver — Kathy Settle
https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2016/08/31/cultural-and-creative-enrichment-how-libraries-deliver/

Bristol Post : 31st August
Council backtracks on plans to close South Gloucestershire libraries after thousands sign petitions
“We still have a lot of questions about this Open Plus proposal, especially …..”
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/libraries-around-south-gloucestershire-saved-from-closure-after-widespread-petitions/story-29672898-detail/story.html

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