Libraries News Round-up: 31 March 2016

THE INDEPENDENT : 31st March
If librarians and steelworkers wanted state bail-outs they should have done something useful – like bankers
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/if-librarians-and-steelworkers-wanted-state-bail-outs-they-should-have-done-something-useful-like-a6962121.html

THE GUARDIAN : 31st March
Lambeth library plans condemned as ‘absolute shambles’
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/mar/31/lambeth-library-plans-london-budget-cuts-close

ITV News : 31st March
Fury from campaigners as Lambeth Council spends £5,000 on video justifying cuts
http://www.itv.com/news/london/2016-03-31/lambeth-council-spends-5-000-on-video-explaining-why-it-is-making-cuts/

Brixton Buzz : 31st March
Carnegie and Minet library supporters keep up the fight with celebration and vigil tonight
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2016/03/carnegie-and-minet-library-supporters-keep-up-the-fight-with-celebration-and-vigil-tonight-31st-march/

DAILY EXPRESS : 31st March
Radicalised in the Library: Taxpayer-funded computers ALLOW access to horror ISIS material
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/657084/Taxpayer-funded-computers-ALLOW-horror-ISIS-material-Islamic-State

Herts & Essex Observer : 31st March
Hertfordshire Sawbridgeworth library could move to same site as town fire station
http://www.hertsandessexobserver.co.uk/Sawbridgeworth-library-site-town-station/story-29019755-detail/story.html

The Conversation : 30th March
Libraries aren’t ‘dead in the water’ – even if some have given up
https://theconversation.com/libraries-arent-dead-in-the-water-even-if-some-have-given-up-57012

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