Libraries News Round-up: 5 July

The Independent: 5 July
No libraries or streetlights left in Britain by 2020 if austerity doesn’t stop, warns Tory local government chief
Derby Telegraph: 5 July
Angry reaction to Derby City Council’s plan to get volunteers to run 10 libraries
Inc. video of cabinet member selling the plan
http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/angry-reaction-to-derby-city-council-s-plan-to-get-volunteers-to-run-10-libraries/story-30423785-detail/story.html
Shropshire Star: 5 July
New views sought on Shropshire’s libraries
Three tier funding proposal. Consultation open.
Fife Today: 5 July
Hit crime writer hails Fife community for saving its library
A charity has been set up and has taken on the initial five-year lease to run the service with volunteers.
Lancashire Post: 5 July
Timetable announced for re-opening Lancashire’s closed libraries
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/timetable-announced-for-re-opening-lancashire-s-closed-libraries-1-8633242
The Visitor: 5 July
Austerity hit Lancaster libraries set to re-open
2BR Lancashire: 5 July
Reconsidering closure of Lancashire libraries
Leon’s Library Blog: 5 July
Public Library Skills Strategy
Comments on the Public Library Skills Strategy launched by CILIP and SCL.
Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire

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