Libraries News Round-up: 8 October 2015

Research Information : 8th October 
CILIP pro-Conservative tweet raises members’ hackles 
http://www.researchinformation.info/news/news_story.php?news_id=2001

Conservative Home (published online – 8th Oct)
Judy Terry: Suffolk shows how libraries can thrive as social enterprises 
However, if I were in the driving seat again today, I’d be looking at something a great deal more radical, ….”
http://www.conservativehome.com/localgovernment/2015/10/judy-terry-suffolk-shows-how-libraries-can-thrive-as-social-enterprises.html

Huddersfield Examiner : 8th October
Controversial Kirklees library shake-up to go under spot light 
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/controversial-kirklees-library-shake-up-10222526 

Hinckley Times: 8th October
Leicestershire | Barwell’s community library plan is written off
a full explanation is given by those who wanted to take it on
http://www.hinckleytimes.net/news/local-news/barwells-community-library-plan-written-10211446 

South London Press : 8th October
Lambeth | Protest plans over library changes
http://www.southlondon-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=3909&headline=Protest%20plans%20over%20library%20changes 

The Courier : 8th October
Encouraging response to Fife library closure consultation 
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/fife/encouraging-response-to-fife-library-closure-consultation-1.904096 

Northampton Chronicle : 8th October
SPECIAL REPORT: Children’s centres fear ‘lost generation’ of families after loss of kids’
sessions in Northamptonshire
 
http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/local/special-report-children-s-centres-fear-lost-generation-of-families-after-loss-of-kids-sessions-in-northamptonshire-1-6998500 

THE BOOKSELLER : 7th October
Unison condemns proposal to turn libraries into ‘gyms’ 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/unison-condemn-lambeth-councils-plans-turn-libraries-gyms-314172

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 7th October
Waterstones takes Amazon’s Kindle off shelves after ‘pitiful’ sales 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/amazon/11916244/Waterstones-takes-Amazons-Kindle-off-shelves-after-pitiful-sales.html 

Telegraph & Argus : 7th October
Kirklees Decision on library closures ‘called in’ for further scrutiny
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/13809949.Decision_on_library_closures__called_in__for_further_scrutiny/

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