Libraries News Round-up: 31 July

Bournemouth Echo: 31 July
Library staff to see their pay reduced as part of jobs “realignment”
Library manager pay scales to be brought in line with those in Poole. Agreed by union.
http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/15443222.Library_staff_to_see_their_pay_reduced_as_part_of_jobs__quot_realignment_quot_/

Lancashire Telegraph: 31 July
Whalley Library set to be first in East Lancashire to reopen
http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/ribble_valley/15442602.Whalley_Library_set_to_be_first_in_East_Lancashire_to_reopen/

Express & Star: 31 July
Wolverhampton | MP: No convincing case to move library
He has also called for increased opening hours for city libraries, some of which have seen their opening hours slashed to just 15 hours a week.
https://www.expressandstar.com/news/2017/07/31/mp-no-convincing-case-to-move-library/

The Bookseller: 31 July
Brent | Sadiq Khan in £40k library funding pledge
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sadiq-khan-pledges-40k-library-project-605791

Bucks Herald: 31 July
Plans unveiled to give Aylesbury ‘a library for the 21st century’
‘Refurbishment’ inc. self-serve machines, meeting rooms etc. Four events planned to gather residents’ views.
http://www.bucksherald.co.uk/news/plans-unveiled-to-give-aylesbury-a-library-for-the-21st-century-1-8081221

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