Libraries News Round-up: 6th December 2013

BBC News : 6th December
Somerset | Library volunteers scheme criticised by community group
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-25256102

THE GUARDIAN : 6th December
Authors’ Public Lending Right payments frozen
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/dec/06/authors-public-lending-right-payments-frozen

THE BOOKSELLER : 6th December
Pembrokeshire reviews mobile libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/pembrokeshire-reviews-mobile-libraries.html

BBC News : 6th December
Bristol Central Library basement to become school
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-25230410

Bristol Post : 5th December
Bristol Central Library decision: School gets nod to create classrooms
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Bristol-Central-Library-decision-School-gets-nod/story-20267383-detail/story.html

Crosby Herald : 5th December
Carnegie Library future on the line after council reject rescue package 
http://www.crosbyherald.co.uk/news/crosby-news/2013/12/05/carnegie-library-future-on-the-line-after-council-reject-rescue-package-68459-34111752/

This Is Lincolnshire : 5th December
Lincolnshire library campaigners could launch council legal action
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Library-campaigners-launch-council-legal-action/story-20258814-detail/story.html#axzz2mhA3T6xb

Spalding Today : 6th December
Councillor blasts ‘great Deeping library betrayal’
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/councillor-blasts-great-deeping-library-betrayal-1-5733359

Sleaford Standard : 5th December
Executive goes ahead with library plans
“Many of these thirty libraries are very busy, with over 40,000 visitors through the door.  As a volunteer, taking full responsibility for funding and running a substantial library is a tough call.”
http://www.sleafordstandard.co.uk/news/community/community-news/executive-goes-ahead-with-library-plans-1-5731985

Redditch Standard : 6th December
Worcestershire | Cuts could hit library opening times
http://www.redditchstandard.co.uk/2013/12/06/news-Cuts-could-hit-library-opening-times-91824.html

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