Library News Round-up: 14 September 2015

Huddersfield Examiner : 14th September
Jobs gone, opening hours slashed and closures: Full shocking extent of Kirklees Council library cuts revealed
88 full time roles – possibly over 100 employees – are at threat of losing their jobs, two libraries will definitely close while only EIGHT from 26 libraries will get council funding.
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/kirklees-council-library-cuts-revealed-10054923 

Staffordshire Newsletter : 14th September
Health trust and baptist church to take over some of Stafford’s libraries
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Health-trust-baptist-church-Stafford-s-libraries/story-27794009-detail/story.html 

Your Thurrock : 14th September
Thurrock libraries to reduce opening hours 
http://www.yourthurrock.com/Thurrock-libraries-reduce-opening-hours/story-27793457-detail/story.html 

Camden New Journal : 14th September
Exclusive: Councillor quits Labour group over library campaign 
http://www.camdennewjournal.com/cllresigns

Government Computing Network: 14th September
LocalGovCamp considers councils’ shared platform and data challenges
In a session looking at the possibilities of creating a single ‘digital space’ for libraries, participants noted …. 
http://central-government.governmentcomputing.com/news/localgovcamp-considers-councils-shared-platform-and-data-challenges-4670283

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