Libraries News Round-up: 5th May 2014

Spalding Guardian : 5th May
Groups chosen to take over libraries as review date set
“I welcome the decision of the county council not to implement its plans to get rid of 30 libraries until the court decides.  However, I am very disappointed that it is still pressing ahead with its plans to get rid of jobs, cut away the mobile library service from large numbers of villages and slash the hours of the remaining libraries.”http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/lifestyle-and-leisure/groups-chosen-to-take-over-libraries-as-review-date-set-1-6039915

Spalding Guardian : 3rd May
Letter | Holbeach Library: He told me it would be open longer
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/opinion/letters/library-he-told-me-it-would-be-open-longer-1-6037102

The Star : 5th May
Sheffield | Library timespan ‘threat’
Campaigners say they feel ‘threatened’ that libraries will be lost forever if they cannot meet strict timescales in taking them over.
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/library-timespan-threat-1-6597762#.U2d5ZaZ4wV4.twitter

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Thank you to Shirley Burnham for the links.

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