Library News Round-up: 20 June 2015

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Boom time for children’s books as sales soar, but where are readers?
Funding cuts in schools and libraries have put books out of reach for many children, says head of London-based literary agency The Bright Group 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/11681814/Boom-time-for-childrens-books-as-sales-soar-but-where-are-readers.html

East Grinstead Courier : 20th June
Surrey | Power to the people – as Lingfield Library is to be passed to trustees
http://www.eastgrinsteadcourier.co.uk/Library-building-handed-handed-new-trustees-month/story-26707396-detail/story.html 

The Courier : 20th June
Methods questioned on proposed closure of 16 Fife libraries
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/fife/methods-questioned-on-proposed-closure-of-16-fife-libraries-1.885640 

Southern Reporter : 20th June
Scottish Borders | Councillors set to continue talks on plan to outsource cultural services http://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/local-headlines/councillors-set-to-continue-talks-on-plan-to-outsource-cultural-services-1-3805607 

Shropshire Star : 20th June
Shropshire | Top lawyer drafted in to help Church Stretton library fight
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-news/2015/06/20/top-lawyer-drafted-in-to-help-church-stretton-library-fight/

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