Libraries News Round up: 7 October 2014

THE INDEPENDENT : 7th October
Have we fallen out of love with e-readers? 
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/have-we-fallen-out-of-love-with-ereaders-9778559.html
 
Teesdale Mercury : 7th October
Durham Less choice on offer at ‘invisible’ Barnard Castle library
half the books gone + other shocking detail
http://www.teesdalemercury.co.uk/Articles/2014/less-choice-on-offer-at-invisible-barnard-castle-library

Runcorn & Widnes World : 7th October
Mobile library service faces closure in Halton Council’s budget cuts
http://m.runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk/news/11518886.Mobile_library_service_faces_closure_in_Halton_Council_s_budget_cuts/

Burnham-on-Sea.com : 7th October
Somerset Burnham and Highbridge libraries safe in county council shake-up
http://www.burnham-on-sea.com/news/2014/library-shake-up-07-10-14.php 

Spalding Guardian : 7th October
Libraries: your say on who runs them
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/libraries-your-say-on-who-runs-them-1-6343781

Swindon Advertiser : 7th October
Protesters aim to stop library move
ShirleyB misquoted – pse see comment
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11517689.Protesters_aim_to_stop_library_move/?action=success#comments

Herald Series : 7th October
Oxfordshire | Shake-up afoot over the way mobile libraries serve county
http://www.heraldseries.co.uk/news/11517744.Shake_up_afoot_over_the_way_mobile_libraries_serve_county/

Exeter Express & Echo : 7th October
Devon County Council proposes setting up trust status for library service
http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Devon-County-Council-proposes-setting-trust/story-23054945-detail/story.html

Staffordshire Newsletter : 7th October
Stafford Library’s move to a more modern building could cut jobs but pave the way for flagship status 
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Stafford-Library-s-modern-building-cut-jobs-pave/story-23056297-detail/story.html

Staffordshire Newsletter : 7th October
Decision on proposed Stafford Central Library move due next week
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Decision-proposed-Stafford-Library-week/story-23055821-detail/story.html

Stoke Sentinel : 7th October
Staffordshire | Villagers’ Knutton Library closure fears
“Knutton is quite a deprived area and resources like this need to stay here.”

http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Villagers-Knutton-Library-closure-fears/story-23052549-detail/story.html

Staffordshire Newsletter : 6th October
South Staffordshire villagers of all ages join forces to fight for Brewood Library
… to voice their objections to becoming a volunteer-led service.

http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/South-Staffordshire-villagers-ages-join-forces/story-23051155-detail/story.html

Staffordshire Newsletter : 7th October
Last chance today to have your say on future of Staffordshire’s libraries
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/chance-today-say-future-Staffordshire-s-libraries/story-23051163-detail/story.html

Wales Online : 7th October
Public urged to fight Vale of Glamorgan library cuts
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/public-urged-fight-vale-glamorgan-7897498

Lurgan Mail : 7th October
NI Lurgan Library cuts ‘will affect services’
http://www.lurganmail.co.uk/news/local-news/lurgan-library-cuts-will-affect-services-1-6341953

Signposting to Oxted Library, Surrey  Image - Elizabeth Ash

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