Libraries News Round-up: 31 August 2017

Derby Telegraph: 30 August
Hunt for volunteers to run Derby libraries begins on Monday
http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/derby-news/hunt-volunteers-run-derby-libraries-402583

Leon’s Library Blog: 30 August
Design for the Future – by Dr Malcolm Rigler
https://leonslibraryblog.com/2017/08/30/design-for-the-future/
“GPs  around the UK are only now beginning to understand that they have a responsibility to guide patients and carers to reliable sources of information with the support of the library service.”

Borders Telegraph: 31 August
Gruffalo author Julia backs Borders Libraries
http://www.bordertelegraph.com/news/15503405.Gruffalo_author_Julia_backs_Borders_Libraries/

Grimsby Telegraph: 31 August
NE Lincolnshire | Green light for public consultation on reduction of library opening times
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/news/grimsby-news/green-light-public-consultation-reduction-399780

Brixton Blog: 31 August
Lambeth | Carnegie library candlelight protest
http://www.brixtonblog.com/carnegie-library-candlelight-protest/46743

The Bookseller: 31 August
Lambeth | Carnegie Library to see candlelit procession protest tonight
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/candle-lit-rally-625671

Brixton Buzz: 31 August
Lambeth | Library campaigners to lead candle-lit procession to the closed Carnegie Library tonight, 31st August
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2017/08/library-campaigners-to-lead-candle-lit-procession-to-the-closed-carnegie-library-tonight-31st-august/

Express & Star: 31 August
Walsall | Library doors to open once again
https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/walsall/2017/08/31/library-doors-to-open-once-again/

Hunts Post: 31 August
Cambridgeshire | Workshops set to focus on future of library service in Huntingdonshire
http://www.huntspost.co.uk/news/workshops-set-to-focus-on-future-of-library-service-in-huntingdonshire-1-5175986

Leigh Journal: 31 August
Wigan | Letter: Government targets being met at a cost
http://www.leighjournal.co.uk/yoursay/leighetters/15503143.Government_targets_being_met_at_a_cost/
“But I think it is the libraries that are the biggest mess.’

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