Libraries News Round-up: 6 February

BBC News : 6th February
One in 10 Welsh libraries are run by volunteers 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-38742310

BBC News : 6th February 
What next for libraries as scores are shut and out-sourced
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-38654997

Huffington Post : 6th February
Council Cuts: The Silent Scandal Tearing Our Communities Apart 
Libraries refs
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/david-vigar/council-cuts-the-silent-s_b_14598048.html

Get West London : 6th February
West London libraries embark on new chapters as plans revealed for new locations 
http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/west-london-libraries-embark-new-12541974

Swindon Advertiser : 5th February
Proposal to save eight community libraries starts to take shape 
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/15071356.Proposal_to_save_eight_community_libraries_starts_to_take_shape/

Bath Chronicle : 5th February 
Bath protesters gather outside Moorland Road Library against B&NES Council plans 
http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/bath-protesters-gather-outside-moorland-road-library-against-b-nes-council-plans/story-30112867-detail/story.html

Warrington Guardian : 6th February
Councillors to discuss plans for future of libraries
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/15072903.Councillors_to_discuss_plans_for_future_of_libraries/

Birmingham Mail : 6th February
Why two Birmingham libraries have been saved but a third is in the firing line 
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/two-birmingham-libraries-been-saved-12565617

Sutton Coldfield Observer : 6th February 
Sutton Coldfield Library handed reprieve as Birmingham City Council announces revised plans 
http://www.suttoncoldfieldobserver.co.uk/sutton-coldfield-library-handed-reprieve-as-birmingham-city-council-announces-revised-plans/story-30115861-detail/story.html

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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