Library News Round-up: 11 February 2015

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 11th February
Rally for the Library of Birmingham on #NLD15
with text of Alan’s SPEECH 
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/rally-for-library-of-birmigham-7215.html 

Hemel Today : 11th February
County’s 46 libraries to remain open as technology and volunteers set a path for the future
http://www.hemeltoday.co.uk/news/more-news/county-s-46-libraries-to-remain-open-as-technology-and-volunteers-set-a-path-for-the-future-1-6573706

Gazette & Herald : 11th February
3 Letters | North Yorks – ‘Library fears’ 
http://www.gazetteherald.co.uk/news/letters/11786348.Library_fears/ 

Whitby Gazette : 11th February
Thousands sign petitions to save radical library cuts & keep staff
http://www.whitbygazette.co.uk/news/local/thousands-sign-petitions-to-save-radical-library-cuts-1-7101509 

Gazette & Herald : 11th February
North Yorkshire | 1,000 sign petition to save Ryedale’s libraries
http://www.gazetteherald.co.uk/news/11785152.1_000_sign_petition_to_save_Ryedale_s_libraries/ 

Staffordshire Newsletter : 11th February
Victory for Penkridge Library campaigners as Staffordshire County Council rethinks plans 
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Victory-Penkridge-Library-campaigners/story-26003349-detail/story.html

Stoke Sentinel : 10th February
Volunteers set to take over three North Staffordshire libraries
“It remains my intention that all these 23 libraries will be eventually be managed and delivered by the community.  It’s important to emphasise that these libraries will still be a part of Staffordshire’s service and will have access to support.”
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Volunteers-set-North-Staffordshire-libraries/story-26003345-detail/story.html 

Wales Online : 11th February
Dan O’Neill (columnist) – Why we should consider a 5p a book charge to save Cardiff libraries
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/news-opinion/dan-oneill-should-consider-5p-8619710

Wrexham.com : 11th February
Calls To Create Local Trust For Wrexham Libraries
“concerns” fully detailed 
http://www.wrexham.com/news/calls-create-local-trust-wrexham-libraries-52372.html

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