Library News Round-up: 17 March 2015

The Conversation : 17th March
We need to remember that libraries are about books, not business 
http://theconversation.com/we-need-to-remember-that-libraries-are-about-books-not-business-35884

BBC News : 16th March
Plans to close seven Bristol libraries on hold 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-31909805

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 17th March
Advocacy under austerity, Vaizey, Northamptonshire & donations and cynical electioneering http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/advocacy-under-austerity-vaizey.html | @

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 17th March
LSSI target Bakersfield raising a possible conflict of interest and Union concerns
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/lssi-target-bakersfield-raising.html

Public Libraries News : 16th March
Editorial | Be the King of one thing, don’t Jack it all in: Lessons from Columbus, Ohio
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/03/be-the-king-of-one-thing-dont-jack-it-all-in-lessons-from-columbus-ohio.html

Altrincham Today : 17th March
Trafford Council receives “expressions of interest” in all three options for future of Hale Library
http://altrincham.today/2015/03/17/council-receives-expressions-of-interest-in-all-three-options-for-future-of-hale-library/ 

Canterbury Times : 17th March
Hundreds sign libraries petition, says Herne Bay Labour group
http://www.canterburytimes.co.uk/Hundreds-sign-libraries-petition-says-Herne-Bay/story-26187282-detail/story.html 

Canterbury Times : 17th March
Faversham consultation: What you think about your library
http://www.canterburytimes.co.uk/Faversham-consultation-think-library/story-26161882-detail/story.html 

Penarth Times : 17th March
The Vale | Book thrown at library changes
http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11860780.Book_thrown_at_library_changes/

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