Libraries News Round-up: 7 July 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 7th July
‘Thunderclap’ for Lincolnshire Libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/thunderclap-lincolnshire-libraries.html

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 7th July
Rallying Cry | And so begins Lincolnshire’s High Court Fight for Libraries 
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/07/07/and-so-begins-lincolnshires-high-court-fight-for-libraries-libraryjudicialreview/ 

Lincolnshire Echo : 7th July
Save Lincolnshire Libraries: protest heads to the High Court in London 
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-protest-heads-High/story-21339256-detail/story.html

Lincolnshire Echo : 7th July
Sir Peter Tapsell urged Lincolnshire County Council not to close libraries 
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Sir-Peter-Tapsell-urged-Lincolnshire-County/story-21339312-detail/story.html

Staffordshire Newsletter : 7th July
Stafford residents to have their say on the future of libraries  
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Stafford-residents-say-future-libraries/story-21339192-detail/story.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 7th July
Derbyshire faces cuts to library service
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/derbyshire-faces-cuts-library-service.html

BBC News : 7th July
Derbyshire County Council announces ‘toughest cuts in history’
The potential reductions include:  Reducing staffing and opening hours for libraries, with less money for books
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-28192365

Leicester Mercury : 7th July
No genuine consultation on future of our libraries
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/genuine-consultation-future-libraries/story-21337823-detail/story.html

Wrexham.com : 7th July
Community Trust Could Take Over Wrexham’s Cultural Services
http://www.wrexham.com/news/community-trust-could-take-over-wrexhams-cultural-services-45625.html

UKAuthority.com : 7th July
Public take to library e-books
A trial scheme to make e-books available to library users is a stunning success, one local council is reporting.
http://www.ukauthority.com/tabid/64/Default.aspx?id=4840

Police State USA : 6th July
Four librarians gagged and threatened with prison time under the Patriot Act
http://www.policestateusa.com/2014/librarians-gagged-patriot-act/

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