Libraries News Round-up: 4 November 2015

Leon’s Library Blog : 4th November
Community Tubs
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/11/04/community-tubs/

BBC News : 4th November
Library services to be devolved in Cornwall
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-34718530

Pirate FM Radio : 4th November
Cornwall’s Library Shake-Up
http://www.piratefm.co.uk/news/latest-news/1783037/cornwalls-library-shake-up/

BBC News : 4th November
Wales Lib Dem plans to ‘revitalise’ high streets
People would get help to take over running local services like libraries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-34715740

Western Morning News : 4th November
New private Devon library service to get green light
http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/New-private-Devon-library-service-green-light/story-28115290-detail/story.html

Daily Echo : 4th November
Southampton library closures ‘breach human rights’ of children to education
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/13933720.Library_closures__breaches_human_rights__of_Southampton_children/

Daily Echo : 4th November
Campaigners call for Government inquiry to save Southampton libraries
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/13933720.Library_campaigners_call_for_Government_inquiry/

EADT : 4th November
Suffolk | Major redevelopment could see Needham Market’s library and internet cafe move
http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/major_redevelopment_could_see_needham_market_s_library_and_internet_cafe_move_to_middle_school_1_4295609

Public Libraries News : 3rd November
Middlesbrough play the community hub card
Done wrong and you don’t have a library any more; you have just another untrusted council office that people only go to when they have to, plus a whole bunch of people looking (presumably) at their “community hub” cards and wondering what they can take out with them.
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/11/middlesbrough-play-the-community-hub-card.html

Express & Star : 3rd November
Walsall library staff face axe as council cuts loom
Walsall Council is looking to axe seven libraries and the mobile library service, along with 13 jobs …
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2015/11/03/walsall-library-staff-face-axe-as-council-cuts-loom/

Times Series : 3rd November
Second public consultation launched into cuts to Barnet’s libraries
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/13933439.Second_public_consultation_launched_into_cuts_to_Barnet_s_libraries/

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