Library News Round-up: 13 August 2015

BBC Breakfast News (TV) on BBC One – Tomorrow, 14th
Libraries feature likely
The item to be aired  c.7.40 a.m,  if all goes according to plan.  

DAILY EXPRESS : 13th August
Council that spent £200 MILLION of taxpayers’ cash on library now asks for book donations
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/597985/birmingham-library-malala-yousafzai-neil-gaiman-cuts-uk 

THE GUARDIAN : 12th August
Cuts-hit Birmingham libraries ask public to donate books 
http://www.theguardian.com/books/culture-cuts-blog/2015/aug/12/cuts-hit-birmingham-libraries-public-donate-books?CMP=twt_books_b-gdnbooks

Express & Star : 13th August
Balancing the books: Library budget cuts continue
Spending on new library books in Wolverhampton has fallen by almost half as savings and cuts bite into budgets. The city council revealed it would put £113,450 into new books for its 16 libraries this year – a fall of £100,000 on the year before.
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2015/08/13/balancing-the-books-library-buying-budget-slashed/

Kent & Sussex Courier : 13th August
17 Apprenticeships available for young people in Kent Libraries
http://www.courier.co.uk/Apprenticeships-available-young-people-Kent/story-27595892-detail/story.html

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