THE GUARDIAN : 3rd July Let’s keep doing it by the book: why we shouldn’t cut libraries Two contributors explain why they are against council plans to cut the number of libraries in Lincolnshire by more than half
Retford Today : 3rd July Review could see loss of 32 rural libraries “But ask existing library volunteers in Lincolnshire, and they’ll tell you they can only do what they do with the help of professional library staff working alongside them in the library building,” he said.
This Is Bristol : 3rd July This is the worst blow in hundreds of years It is shameful that they are being threatened in this way. People should be made aware of the threat to both the bookstock and to the service from those who short-sightedly see only short-term profit at the expense of their fellow citizens’ cultural property.
THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd July ACE launches library funding scheme
Runcorn & Widnes World : 3rd July New £11m library at Castlefields Community Centre http://www.