Libraries News Round-up: 7th April 2014

TOMORROW on Twitter >Lincs library campaigners will be live-blogging from Downing Street and Westminster under the hashtag #Lobby4Libraries

BBC News : 7th April
More than books: How libraries are branching out to pull people in
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-26819241

ITV News : 7th April
Consultation on the future of Liverpool’s libraries starts
There is likely to be a significant reduction in the 19 libraries that are currently operated across Liverpool.
http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2014-04-07/consultation-on-the-future-of-liverpools-libraries-begins/

Liverpool Echo : 7th April
Liverpool residents being consulted on libraries they want to save from closure 
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-residents-being-consulted-libraries-6931107

The Star : 5th April
Volunteers keen to run Doncaster libraries
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/council/education/volunteers-keen-to-run-doncaster-libraries-1-6544366

Sussex Express : 6th April
Final chapter for Lewes Library saviours
‘Friends’ disband after 15 yrs work puts Library on safe footing
http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/local/final-chapter-for-lewes-library-saviours-1-5982120

Derby Telegraph : 7th April
Nearly £250,000 in library fines owed to Derbyshire County Council
“I’m speechless. They’re on such a small budget I don’t see how they can afford to let a quarter of a million pounds just slip and still say they’re going to axe the mobile service.”
http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Nearly-250-000-library-fees-owed-Derbyshire/story-20920459-detail/story.html

Get West London : 7th April
Hillingdon’s first head librarian at Uxbridge Library opening
http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/local-news/hillingdons-first-head-librarian-uxbridge-6929308

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