Libraries News Round-up: 31th January 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 31st January
Books on Prescription scheme sees loans rise 
More than 100,000 people have made use of the Books on Prescription scheme since it launched in public libraries last summer.
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/books-prescription-scheme-sees-loans-rise.html

Luton Today : 31st January
Article & Video: Protest against libraries
http://www.lutontoday.co.uk/news/politics/video-protest-against-libraries-1-5847876

BBC News : 31st January
Luton library campaigners protest against closures
Campaigners “incensed” by the closure of two Luton libraries are holding a protest rally in the town.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-25976974

Wembley Matters : 31st January
Brent | Oxford College destroys pop up library and dumps books
http://wembleymatters.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/oxford-college-destroys-pop-library-and.html

Swindon Advertiser : 31st January
Shirley’s letter | Libraries aren’t shops
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/swindonletters/10978810.Libraries_aren___t_shops/

Local Berkshire : 31st January
Extra opening hours for Royal Borough libraries 
http://www.localberkshire.co.uk/news/windsor/articles/2014/01/31/97312-extra-opening-hours-for-royal-borough-libraries/

Nottingham Post : 31st January
Defending great library legacy of Victorians is not fiction
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Defending-great-library-legacy-Victorians-fiction/story-20536278-detail/story.html

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