Library News Round-up: 15 April 2015

PRIVATE EYE 
Issue No. 1390
Library News Library of Birmingham (p.29)

Leon’s Library Blog : 15th April
Exciting operating models!
A tweet by Paul Blantern evokes a response from Leon
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/04/15/exciting-operating-models/ 

Public Libraries News : 15th April
General Election 2015 : Statements from Conservatives, Greens, Labour & Lib Dems on libraries
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/library-closing/general-election-2015-and-public-libraries-statements-from-conservatives-greens-labour-and-lib-dems-on-libraries 

Public Libraries News : 14th April
Editorial |Party Manifestos: Tories mention libraries in 2 or 3 sentences, Labour and Greens not at all
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/04/party-manifestos-tories-mention-libraries-in-2-or-3-sentences-labour-and-greens-not-at-all.html

North London Today : 15th April
Enfield | Mobile libraries might face axe in round of funding cuts (and branches volunteer-run)
http://www.northlondon-today.co.uk/News.cfm?id=30790&headline=Mobile%20libraries%20might%20face%20axe%20in%20round%20of%20funding%20cuts

North London Today : 15th April
Student at forefront of battle to save Enfield libraries
http://www.northlondon-today.co.uk/News.cfm?id=30794&headline=Student%20at%20forefront%20of%20battle%20to%20save%20libraries

Lincolnshire Echo : 15th April
Save Lincolnshire Libraries campaigners look at bringing fresh legal challenge 
We are exploring not only action against Lincolnshire County Council but also against the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-campaigners-look/story-26338731-detail/story.html

Nottingham Post : 15th April
Strelley Road Library demolition imminent, paving the way for a £5m hub
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Library-housing-office-Broxtowe-close-ahead-5m/story-26340025-detail/story.html … 

Brixton Buzz : 15th April
Lambeth library service ranks lowest in independent survey
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/04/lambeth-library-service-ranks-lowest-in-independent-survey-yet-staff-costs-are-the-highest/ 

London SE1 : 15th April
Big Borrow Protest at Waterloo Library as closure consultation nears end
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8193 

Huddersfield Examiner : 14th April
Kirklees | Friends of Heckmondwike library hand over 2,300 strong petition
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/friends-heckmondwike-library-david-sheard-9038390

Coleraine Times : 14th April
NI Fears over proposed library cuts
http://www.colerainetimes.co.uk/news/your-community/fears-over-proposed-library-cuts-1-6685731

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