Libraries News Round-up: 7 June 2014

Leon’s Library Blog : 7th June
Reply from Helen Goodman
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/06/07/reply-from-helen-goodman/

Spalding Guardian : 7th June
Authority’s £40m could save libraries
“They have collected £40million more than they needed to spend yet they are telling us they can’t keep the libraries open for the sake of £1.9million.”
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/what-s-on/lifestyle-and-leisure/authority-s-40m-could-save-libraries-1-6100673

BBC News : 6th June
Trust could run Merthyr Tydfil’s Cyfarthfa Park and Castle 
A not-for-profit trust could take over responsibility for some of Merthyr Tydfil’s council-run services in a bid to save £330,000 a year.  Cyfarthfa Park and Castle as well as libraries and leisure centres could be handed over to the new organisation.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-27739819

Ipswich Star : 7th June
Futura Park John Lewis at home store makes presentation to Suffolk Libraries
Department stores firm John Lewis is to work in partnership with Suffolk Libraries on the Get Connect initiative to promote library eBooks and eReaders.
http://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/ipswich_futura_park_john_lewis_at_home_store_makes_presentation_to_suffolk_libraries_1_3632060

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