Library News Round-up: 18 November 2014

Stoke Sentinel : 18th November
Staffordshire County Council library staff asked how to save their jobs
There are 320 library staff employed by the authority, and dozens could potentially lose their jobs if they are replaced by unpaid volunteers.
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Staffordshire-County-Council-library-staff-asked/story-24549439-detail/story.html 

Express & Star : 18th November
Walsall libraries earmarked for closure in bid to save £500k
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/11/18/walsall-libraries-earmarked-for-closure-in-bid-to-save-500k/

LGA : 18th November
Four-fifths of Barnet staff to be outsourced, claims Unison
http://www.localgov.co.uk/Four-fifths-of-Barnet-staff-to-be-outsourced-claims-Unison/37641

North West Evening Mail : 18th November
Tories turn fire on Cumbria council cutbacks consultation
inc volunteer-run libraries
http://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/tories-turn-fire-on-cumbria-council-cutbacks-consultation-1.1175594

Harrogate Advertiser : 18th November
Letter | ‘Change of government’ needed to save North Yorkshire libraries
http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/letters/letter-change-of-government-needed-to-save-north-yorkshire-libraries-1-6954937

Brent & Kilburn Times : 18th November
Campaigners to be given community space to run library in Cricklewood
Brent Council have approved plans which will provide a community reading room in the new development where Cricklewood Library currently is.
http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/heritage/campaigners_to_be_given_community_space_to_run_library_in_cricklewood_1_3852449

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