Libraries News Round-up: 9 June 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th June
Labour’s Goodman warns on library volunteers
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/labours-goodman-warns-library-volunteers.html

SCL Annual Report 2013/14
http://www.goscl.com/wp-content/uploads/SCL-ANNUAL-REPORT-2013-14-final1.pdf

Welsh public libraries review 
Call for evidence
http://wales.gov.uk/topics/cultureandsport/museumsarchiveslibraries/cymal/libraries/public-libraries-review/?skip=1&lang=en

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 9th June
Lynne Truss | Is there still hope for public libraries? 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10875869/Is-there-still-hope-for-public-libraries.html

Bromsgrove Advertiser : 9th June
More than 4,300 volunteers helping Worcestershire County Council out
… including 406 in libraries.  …. By 2018 the council is looking to hand 85 per cent its services to new providers, shedding 1,500 in-house jobs.
http://www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk/news/11265539.More_than_4_300_volunteers_helping_Worcestershire_County_Council_out/?ref=var_0

Leicester Mercury : 9th June
‘A fiver to keep library open’ – the choice facing Burbage residents as Leicestershire County Council cuts bite
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/fiver-library-open-choice-facing-Burbage/story-21206952-detail/story.html

Exmouth Journal : 9th June
New site sought for Exmouth Library
A DCC spokesman said although relocation options were being explored, the council could not yet discuss them, but the initial reaction was good, with 75 per cent of people consulted supporting the idea.
http://www.exmouthjournal.co.uk/news/new_site_sought_for_exmouth_library_1_3634960

Western Morning News : 7th June
Cornwall | Endorsement for library service as it faces major budget cut 
http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Endorsement-library-service-faces-major-budget/story-21204091-detail/story.html

The Scottish Library and Information Council : October 2013
Report: The Impact of School Libraries on Learning
A critical review of UK and international evidence published since 2001 linking school libraries to educational achievement, attainment and learning in secondary education
http://www.scottishlibraries.org/storage/sectors/schools/SLIC_RGU_Impact_of_School_Libraries_2013.pdf?dm_i=22FB%2c2IDTW%2cFIYXR9%2c9585P%2c1

Stephen’s Lighthouse : 9th June
US Public Libraries See Light After Years of Cuts
http://stephenslighthouse.com/2014/06/06/us-public-libraries-see-light-after-years-of-cuts/

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