Libraries News Round-up: 8 August 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 8th August
Liverpool, Glamorgan and Islington face library cuts
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/liverpool-glamorgan-and-islington-face-library-cuts.html

ITV News : 8th August
Libraries at risk of closure in Liverpool funding review
http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2014-08-08/libraries-at-risk-of-closure-in-liverpool-funding-review/

Liverpool Echo : 8th August
Jade Wright: We must fight library closures every step of the way 
“I’d run the council out of a Portakabin before I’d see libraries close their doors”
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/news-opinion/jade-wright-must-fight-library-7586896

Liverpool Confidential : 8th August
Final chapter for 11 city libraries
It seems North Liverpool, which includes some of the UK’s most socially deprived communities, will become book-free zone for many, with not a single library close by.
http://www.liverpoolconfidential.co.uk/News-and-Comment/Eleven-liverpool-libraries-set-to-close

Liverpool Echo : 8th August
Revealed: Liverpool’s 11 libraries at risk of closure are named
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpools-11-libraries-risk-closure-7583295

Source:  a Tweet from PLN : 7th August
Mayor recommended to councillors today the closure/community running of 11 out of 19 libraries – see page 15  
http://councillors.liverpool.gov.uk/documents/s138079/Library%20Strategy%202014-17%20Library%20Review%202014%20CTE2.pdf 


Islington Tribune : 8th August
‘Scaremongers’ attacked over libraries and swimming pools closure fears
http://www.islingtontribune.com/news/2014/aug/%E2%80%98scaremongers%E2%80%99-attacked-over-libraries-and-swimming-pools-closure-fears


Hull Daily Mail : 8th August

Residents save Holderness Road library as Hull City Council announces U-turn

http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/Residents-save-Holderness-Road-library-Hull-City/story-22218343-detail/story.html


Telegraph & Argus : 8th August
Kirklees | Hundreds sign petition to save Spen Valley library from closure
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/11396789.Hundreds_sign_petition_to_save_Spen_Valley_library_from_closure/


Alyson’s Welsh libraries blog : 7th August
TV soaps, Libraries and public debate – guest post
Dr Anoush Simon is a lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at Aberystwyth University
http://libalyson.wordpress.com/2014/08/07/tv-soaps-libraries-and-public-debate-guest-post/


Nextcity.org : 8th August
USA This Librarian Is Not Impressed With Your Digital, No-Books Library
Adam Feldman is a librarian in Philadelphia
http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/computers-libraries-no-book-libraries-ebooks

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