Library News Round-up: 19 May 2015

Yahoo News UK : 18th May
First lady: Libraries, museums are ‘necessities,’ not extras
https://news.yahoo.com/first-lady-libraries-museums-necessities-not-extras-200516762–politics.html#NXLe8ZQ

BBC News : 19th May 
Flintshire | Deeside Leisure Centre library shake-up agreed 
3 libraries will shut
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-32791373 

Deeside.com : 19th May
Flintshire | Deeside leisure centre ‘Hub’ library gets the green light, Hawarden, Queensferry and Mancot to close 
http://www.deeside.com/deeside/news/deeside-leisure-centre-hub-library-gets-the-green-light-hawarden-queensferry-and-mancot-to-close/

News Shopper : 19th May
Community groups are being invited to submit proposals to manage some of Bromley‘s libraries …
http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/bromley/12958435.Community_bids_invited_to_manage_/ 

Harrow Times : 19th May
‘I got the letter and my heart sank’ – Campaigners heartbroken after Harrow Council reject business plan for community-run Bob Lawrence Library in Edgware
http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/12957242._I_got_the_letter_and_my_heart_sank_/

Harrow Times : 19th May
New library to be built in Harrow town centre despite council closing four others
http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/12959111.New_library_to_be_built_despite_council_closing_four_others/ 

Grimsby Telegraph : 19th May
N.E. Lincs | Still no opening date as negotiations continue on future of Scartho Library
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/opening-date-negotiations-continue-future-library/story-26523590-detail/story.html 

MK Web : 19th May
Stony Stratford Library set to celebrate 40th birthday just four years after threatened closure
“We honestly thought it wouldn’t remain, we didn’t know if what we were doing was making any difference.”
http://www.mkweb.co.uk/LIBRARY-Stony-Stratford-set-celebrate-40th/story-26529184-detail/story.html 

Pulse Today : 12th May
Shropshire Council considering co-locating GP surgeries with libraries in cost-cutting drive
http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/home/finance-and-practice-life-news/council-considering-co-locating-gp-surgeries-with-libraries-in-cost-cutting-drive/20009949.article

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