Library News Round-up: 16 October 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 16th October
Mauger to leave CILIP
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/mauger-leave-cilip

Leicester Mercury : 16th October
Letter writer has concerns over future of the library service
A commendable letter|
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Letter-writer-concerns-future-library-service/story-23202391-detail/story.html

Yorkshire Evening Post : 16th October
Leeds: Cutting of hours ‘key to survival of libraries’
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/leeds-cutting-of-hours-key-to-survival-of-libraries-1-6898621

BBC News : 16th October
Study reveals Dumfries and Galloway library visit decline 
The report is aimed at informing the budget-setting process in the region.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-29643102

BBC News : 16th October
The emergence of the counter-free bank branch
With fewer visits to branches needed, banks might decide to “pop up” once a week in libraries …
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28851597

Liverpool Echo : 15th October
Final city library closure meeting reveals concerns over loss of facilities in north Liverpool 
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/final-city-library-closure-meeting-7943438

Grimsby Telegraph : 16th October
Community enterprise aiming for new chapter for libraries in North East Lincolnshire
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Community-enterprise-aiming-new-chapter-libraries/story-23210601-detail/story.html

Stoke Sentinel : 16th October
Town receives community literary boost after closure of Fenton Library two years ago
Glebe Academy, in Fenton, has secured a £9,795 lottery grant to build a library that will benefit the whole of the community.
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Town-receives-community-literary-boost-closure/story-23193577-detail/story.html 

Swindon Advertiser : 15th October
Don’t move library
I implore the powers that be in the Greenwich Leisure Limited Company to reconsider their proposal 
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/11535917.Don_t_move_library/ 

Oxford Times : 16th October
Elite writers speak up for their library in Summertown
http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/leisure/focus/11538782.Elite_writers_speak_up_for_their_library/

News Shopper : 16th October
Beckenham’s Baroness Benjamin opens new Penge library
It replaces two old libraries in Penge and Anerley, which closed in the summer.
http://m.newsshopper.co.uk/news/11540425.Beckenham_s_Baroness_Benjamin_opens_new_Penge_library/

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