Library News Round-up: 10 October 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 10th October
Writers join fight to save Liverpool’s libraries
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/oct/10/writers-join-fight-to-save-liverpool-libraries-caitlin-moran-cathy-cassidy

Liverpool Echo : 9th October
Proposals to rescue Liverpool libraries come in as community rallies to save ‘at-risk’ facilities
People attended a public meeting with Liverpool council to raise fears over the plans to shut down 11 libraries
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/proposals-rescue-liverpool-libraries-come-7906866


Wirral Globe : 10th October
Librarian fury at council plans to ‘decimate’ service
http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/11528202.Librarian_fury_at_council_plans_to__decimate__service/


Public Sector Executive : 9th October
Government may intervene in volunteer takeover of Sheffield libraries 

Martyn Wade, CILIP Chair, quoted
http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/government-may-intervene-in-volunteer-takeover-of-sheffield-libraries-


Grantham Journal : 10th October
Lincolnshire These are cuts we can’t afford to make, says Labour councillor Charmaine Morgan
http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/local/grantham-journal-column-these-are-cuts-we-can-t-afford-to-make-says-labour-councillor-charmaine-morgan-1-6351772


Staffordshire Newsletter : 10th October
Penkridge library campaigners present 3,200 signature petition to Staffordshire County Council
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Penkridge-library-campaigners-present-3-200/story-23088766-detail/story.html


Manchester Evening News : 9th October 
Trafford Youth centres, libraries, children’s services in firing line
Around £700,000 could be saved from a £2.3m pot for the borough’s 14 libraries. Options include reducing opening hours, shutting some and recruiting even more volunteers.
http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/youth-centres-libraries-childrens-services-7912118


Yorkshire Post : 9th October
Leeds | Libraries must start new chapter to get us through their doors
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/your-leeds/yep-says/yep-says-october-9-libraries-must-start-new-chapter-to-get-us-through-their-doors-1-6885563

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