Libraries News Round-up: 3rd December 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd December
ACE grant to library artists sparks controversy
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/ace-grant-library-artists-sparks-controversy.html

Mancunian Matters : 3rd December
Is the end nigh for Greater Manchester’s libraries? 
http://mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/031213674-end-nigh-greater-manchesters-libraries-savage-cuts-and-ailing-visitor-numbers-make

ITV News : 3rd December
Lincolnshire Council closing libraries to save £2 million a year
Video report
http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2013-12-03/lincolnshire-council-closing-libraries-to-save-2-million-a-year/

THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd December
Lincolnshire library cuts passed by council
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/lincolnshire-library-cuts-passed-council.html

The Lincolnite : 3rd December
Lincolnshire libraries cuts plan approved
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2013/12/executive-approves-revised-plans-lincolnshire-library-services/

Grimsby Telegraph : 3rd December
Changes to library services in Lincolnshire are approved
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Changes-library-services-Lincolnshire-approved/story-20253280-detail/story.html

Market Rasen Mail : 3rd December
Lincolnshire County Council approves controversial library cuts
http://www.marketrasenmail.co.uk/news/local/breaking-news-lincolnshire-county-council-approves-controversial-library-cuts-1-5725210

Rutland & Stamford Mercury : 3rd December
County council votes to close Deepings Library
http://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news/community/community-news/county-council-votes-to-close-deepings-library-1-5724922

This Is Lincolnshire : 3rd December
Lincolnshire libraries will be run by volunteers
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libaries-run-volunteers/story-20253043-detail/story.html 

Spalding Guardian : 3rd December
More than 30 libraries are shelved
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/more-than-30-libraries-are-shelved-1-5725220

Boston Standard : 3rd December
Council votes to go ahead with library cuts
http://www.bostonstandard.co.uk/what-s-on/arts-leisure/council-votes-to-go-ahead-with-library-cuts-1-5725517

Horncastle News : 3rd December
County Council confirms plans for library service
http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/local/breaking-news-county-council-confirms-plans-for-library-service-1-5725224

Grantham Journal : 3rd December
Future of Grantham Library decided
http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/community/community-news/future-of-grantham-library-decided-1-5725419

Grimsby Telegraph : 3rd December
New plans for future of Lincolnshire’s libraries disappoint
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/New-plans-future-Lincolnshire-s-libraries/story-20252720-detail/story.html

Nottingham Post : 3rd December
Matt Goold: Libraries are more than just lots of books
They are a gift to ourselves, a collective good to ensure that knowledge is democratised. They are the secular cathedrals, thought in cold storage.
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Matt-Goold-Libraries-just-lots-books/story-20251922-detail/story.html

Nottingham Post : 3rd December
Vicky Godfrey: Why libraries are so important to me
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Vicky-Godfrey-libraries-important/story-20251926-detail/story.html

Deepings

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