A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it. For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter.
Public Libraries News : 5th May
One volunteer library, many questions: Walcot Library and matters arising
Irish Independent : 6th May
Libraries forced to close for days amid staff shortage crisis
This Is Nottingham : 4th May
‘Fantastic’ librarian Laura in running for top award
She said: “Many of our students have poor literacy skills, which mean they have problems accessing some of the curriculum.”