Libraries News Round-up: 5 April

Liverpool Echo : 5 April
St Helens libraries under threat as council review entire service
BBC News : 5 April
North East Lincolnshire | Grimsby and Immingham libraries hire security staff
Blackpool Gazette : 5 April
Lancashire | Wait goes on for library answers in spite of promise
Nottingham Post : 5 April
Bakersfield library to be sold to help fund new Sneinton community hub
Gazette & Herald : 5 April
Rydale | Authors help relaunch community libraries
‘community library’ = volunteer-run
Daily Record : 5 April
Crossmichael’s old phone box set to be tuned into community library
‘community library’ = disused phonebox, makeshift shelving & donated books
The Socialist : 5 April
Bromley library workers strike against privatisation
mentions Carillion, GLL and Lord Bird
Wiltshire Times: 5 April
Communities Secretary Sajid Javid defends cash cuts
Sajid Javid: “People want to see good libraries, social care, transport – and of course that costs resources but they want to make sure that Wiltshire Council, who have shown they will find savings in the right places and protect frontline services, is spending every penny of tax payer money it’s got wisely and that is what it has done.”
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