Libraries News Round-up: 9th February 2014

DCMS | Sieghart Review – Open consultation Public libraries: what do you think?
Call for evidence –  submit before 5pm on Friday 21 March 2014
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/public-libraries-what-do-you-think

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DCMS | Press Release : 8th February
William Sieghart to chair panel to produce independent report on England’s public library service
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/william-sieghart-to-chair-panel-to-produce-independent-report-on-englands-public-library-service

Public Libraries News : 8th February
Editorial | Government announces dramatically wide-ranging Libraries report
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/02/special-post-government-announces-dramatically-wide-ranging-libraries-report.html

Library Campaign : 8th February
Oh No! Another Time-wasting Inquiry
JUST DO IT!  The Library Campaign urges all who care about libraries to contact the inquiry. And to tell the minister we are sick of his inaction.
http://www.librarycampaign.com/oh-no-another-time-wasting-inquiry/ 

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 9th February
Not another bloody report!
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/not-another-bloody-report.html 

Lincolnshire Echo :  9th February
Dozens of Lincolnshire libraries may  be saved by groups following council’s cuts
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Dozens-libraries-saved-groups-following-council-s/story-20563718-detail/story.html

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 9th February
Catching up on Carillion!
Will these cuts bring (the service) to its knees?
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/catching-up-on-carillion.html

DAILY MIRROR : 9th February
Struggling pubs forced to turn into CINEMAS and LIBRARIES in desperate bid to stay open
In one trail blazing scheme backed by Prince Charles’ not-for-profit organisation Pub is the Hub, library services have teamed up with rural pubs in Cornwall and Devon.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/struggling-pubs-forced-turn-cinemas-3128711

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