Library News Round-up: 10 August 2015

BBC News : 10th August
Southampton libraries face axe unless volunteers come forward
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-33851868

Daily Echo : 10th August
Six libraries in Southampton could close as the council looks to save £90m
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/13586016.Six_Southampton_libraries_may_shut_as_council_cuts_costs/ 

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th August
Donaldson bemoans school library closures
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/donaldson-bemoans-school-library-closures-308898

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th August
Desmond Clarke | Libraries: the real task
http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/libraries-real-task-308910

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 10th August
Angela Montague | My many reasons for supporting Save Lincolnshire Libraries – none of them political
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/08/10/my-many-reasons-for-supporting-save-lincolnshire-libraries-none-of-them-political/

Enfield Independent : 10th August
Call for businesses to share space with libraries
An open day for businesses to consider sharing a space with Bullsmoor, Enfield Island Village and Ponders End libraries will take place next week at the Dugdale Centre, in London Road, Enfield.
http://www.enfieldindependent.co.uk/news/13585413.Call_for_businesses_to_share_space_with_libraries/

Hertfordshire Mercury : 10th August
Buntingford groups unite to save library
“They’re trying to ruin our town’s economy by moving a commercial magnet on our High Street to the edge of town.”
http://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/Buntingford-groups-unite-save-library/story-27564594-detail/story.html

Blackmore Vale Magazine : 10th August
Dorset Letter: ​Praise for Colehill library
this library is now community-managed 
http://www.blackmorevale.co.uk/Letter-8203-Praise-Colehill-library/story-27578721-detail/story.html

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