Library News Round-up: 11 March 2015

Joseph Rowntree Foundation : March 2015
Report | Cost of the cuts: the impact on local government and poorer communities
Multiple references to Libraries, plus a specific section (p.57) : ‘Libraries and Leisure’ 
http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/CostofCuts-Full.pdf

THE GUARDIAN : 11th March
Finchley: few seats can boast such stark differences in wealth 
Libraries –  a particularly hot topic in East Finchley, where the local library occupies an imposing Grade II-listed art deco building, which is a sacred monument to civic pride or an inefficient use of municipal resources, depending on your view. 
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/11/finchley-wealth-tory-1980s

Friends of Deeping Library : 11th March
Lincolnshire | John Hayes MP invites FoDL and Councillor Nick Worth to a meeting in Downing Street
http://us3.forward-to-friend1.com/forward/preview?u=a40ebd566abc6427e8927e380&id=50a5d7869f 

Coventry Telegraph : 11th March
Coventry library staff could be replaced by volunteers and new self-service technology
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/coventry-library-staff-could-replaced-8816181 

Bucks Free Press : 9th March
Library cuts ‘concerning’, says top (Tory) councillor Richard Scott
http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/11842160.Library_cuts__concerning___says_top_councillor/

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