Library News Round-up: 1 December 2014

Wales Online : 1st December
Letter | Why we need to save our libraries
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/incoming/western-mail-letters-monday-1-8203992 

Museums Association Journal : 1st December
A novel approach
Are flagship libraries the answer? CILIP’s Annie Mauger among those quoted
http://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/features/01122014-a-novel-approach

Wetherby News : 1st December
North Yorkshire Will Starbeck Library have to close?
http://www.wetherbynews.co.uk/news/local/community-news/have-your-say-on-starbeck-library-s-future-1-6981603

Chronicle Live : 30th November
Newcastle Frontline services will be protected thanks to a £8.8m grant from Government
The projects range from transforming the way infants and families are helped to overcome poor mental health and parental substance misuse in Newcastle to transferring the ownership and management of some council-run assets – such as community centres and libraries – to local organisations where there is community interest in Durham.
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/frontline-services-protected-thanks-88m-8200636

THE GUARDIAN : 28th November
Love letters to libraries: the Etherington Brothers
An exclusive comic strip tribute to Arundel Library 
http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/gallery/2014/nov/28/-sp-love-letters-to-libraries-the-etherington-brothers

Grimsby Telegraph : 1st December
Austin Mitchell MP: We should decide, not council crusher Pickles
Government claims they provide enough money to fulfil statutory duties, but it has no measure of whether those statutory needs were met.
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Austin-Mitchell-decide-council-crusher-Pickles/story-24955522-detail/story.html

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