Libraries News Round-up: 7th June 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 7th May Further reading: how to put libraries back at the heart of communities
The Arts Council England explains how libraries can adapt to financial  challenges and to changes in the way we consume information
http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jun/07/libraries-adapt-changing-world

Harrow Times : 7th June Union concerned over new library outsourcing contract
http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/10470912.Union_concerned_over_new_library_outsourcing_contract/

Chronicle Live : 7th June Council cuts: Community reprieves for some libraries on cards Hopes are high that a number of libraries earmarked for closure in Newcastle can be saved by community groups.
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/newcastle-city-council-cuts-community-4186805

They Work For You & Hansard : 6th June Parliamentary Question | PLR | Peter Bottomley MP
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2013-06-06a.158109.h&s=%22public+library%22+OR+%22public+libraries%22+OR+%22library+service%22#g158109.q0

Kidderminster Shuttle : 7th June Kidderminster Library gallery ready to reopen The changes were part of a bid to save the council’s libraries and learning service £1.8 million over three years.
http://www.kidderminstershuttle.co.uk/news/local/10467214.Kidderminster_Library_gallery_ready_to_reopen/?ref=nt

STV.tv : 7th June Kirkcaldy library, museum and art gallery reopens after refurbishment Video and article (Gordon Brown officiated)
http://local.stv.tv/edinburgh/228538-kirkcaldy-library-museum-and-art-gallery-reopens-after-refurbishment/

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