Libraries News Round-up: 5th December 2013

Welsh Government : 3rd December
Written Statement – Public Libraries in Wales
http://wales.gov.uk/about/cabinet/cabinetstatements/2013/8265614/?lang=en#

The Star : 5th December
Sheffield pupils take library battle to Town Hall
The youngsters also handed over 200 copies of a survey completed by pupils in primary and secondary schools in south-west Sheffield – the findings of which showed almost two-thirds of children would stop using libraries altogether if their local Totley Library was to close.
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/council/education/sheffield-pupils-take-library-battle-to-town-hall-1-6297168

Sheffield Telegraph : 5th December
Pupils urge council rethink over libraries
more detail
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/what-s-on/pupils-urge-council-rethink-over-libraries-1-6297046

Swindon.gov : 4th December
Library Strategy consultation to be discussed by Cabinet

http://www.swindon.gov.uk/News/Pages/Library-Strategy-consultation-to-be-discussed-by-Cabinet.aspx

Bristol1247 : 5th December
Cabinet live: Bristol mayor to decide on Central Library school plan
http://www.bristol247.com/2013/12/05/cabinet-live-bristol-mayor-to-decide-on-central-library-school-plan-53861/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bristol247+%28Bristol247.com%29

Milford & West Wales Mercury : 5th December
Pembrokeshire | Council to review mobile libraries
http://www.milfordmercury.co.uk/news/10856818.Council_to_review_mobile_libraries/

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 5th December
Library Staff Speak
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2013/12/05/lincolnshire-library-staff-speak/ 

Public Libraries News : 4th December
Editorial | Maria Miller would be proud: Lincolnshire and that Arts Council England grant
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/12/maria-miller-would-be-proud-lincolnshire-and-that-arts-council-england-grant.html

Scunthorpe Telegraph : 4th December
Decision made on proposed changes to library services in Lincolnshire
http://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/Decision-proposed-changes-library-services/story-20257901-detail/story.html

MK Web : 5th December
New Milton Keynes library taking shape
http://www.mkweb.co.uk/News/Community/New-Milton-Keynes-library-taking-shape-20131205180000.htm 

Borehamwood Times : 5th December
Hertfordshire Meeting in Borehamwood to discuss future of library service
detail is informative
http://www.borehamwoodtimes.co.uk/news/10857596.A_library_service_for_the_future/

Totley Library

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