Library News Round-up: 1 September 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 1st September
Michael Rosen | Dear Ms Morgan: there’s no point giving children tickets for closed libraries

THE GUARDIAN: 1st September
Local authorities ‘cannot cope with further cuts’

Evening Standard : 1st September
Jeremy Corbyn hails arts as ‘vital to health’ and pledges £500m to reverse cuts
…. to reverse cuts on arts, libraries, theatres and museums.

Dewsbury Reporter : 31st August
Kirklees | Column: Jo Cox MP – “Our libraries are a lifeline” 

Bristol Post : 1st September
Eastville Library to close as Bristol City Council’s cabinet agree to cuts
detailed report

Leicester Mercury : 1st September
Second Leicestershire library to be handed over to volunteers to cut costs
So far 24 are set to reach an agreement with the council but a dozen could close if nobody steps forward to run them. 

Derby Telegraph : 1st September
Council will ask volunteers to help run Derby’s libraries due to cuts 

Leader Live : 1st September
Flintshire | Mancot Library saved after determined fight from campaigners
Transfer to volunteers


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