Library News Round-up: 10 February 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th February
Celebration and protest marks National Libraries Day 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/celebration-and-protest-marks-national-libraries-day 

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th February
Cardiff’s ‘strong message’ on National Libraries Day 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cardiffs-strong-message-national-libraries-day 

Wales Online : 10th February
Cardiff libraries saved as people power wins the day – Plan to axe funding for 7 libraries is dropped
new proposals discussed
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/cardiffs-threatened-libraries-saved-city-8617864 

Wales Online : 10th February
Author Ken Follett ‘horrified’ to learn that Cardiff is considering closing its libraries
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/author-ken-follett-horrified-learn-8609847 

The Star : 10th February
Concerns over Sheffield library plans to be raised 
meeting TONIGHT
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/concerns-over-sheffield-library-plans-to-be-raised-1-7097418 

Express & Star : 10th February
Walsall | Campaigners show support for under-threat Streetly Library
http://www.expressandstar.com/editors-picks/2015/02/10/campaigners-show-support-for-under-threat-walsall-library/

Canterbury Times : 10th February
‘Save our libraries!’ Protestors in Whitstable fight to protect services 
http://www.canterburytimes.co.uk/Anti-library-plans/story-26002078-detail/story.html

Huddersfield Examiner : 10th February
We can save local libraries, say Kirklees Conservatives – and relocating Huddersfield’s Central Library is key 
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/can-save-local-libraries-say-8615823

Dewsbury Reporter : 9th February
Kirklees | Conservatives pledge to keep all libraries open 
“We propose to reinstate the funding to keep our libraries open and our mobile libraries running.”
http://www.dewsburyreporter.co.uk/news/local/conservatives-pledge-to-keep-all-libraries-open-1-7097613 

Harrogate Informer : 10th February
North Yorkshire | Thousands give their views on future of libraries
inc details of ‘next steps’
http://www.harrogate-news.co.uk/2015/02/10/thousands-give-views-future-libraries/  

Yorkshire Post : 9th February
Over 7,500 people have their say on a new chapter for libraries
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/local-stories/over-7-500-people-have-their-say-on-a-new-chapter-for-libraries-1-7097570

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