Library News Round-up: 26 February 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th February
Lambeth in line for library closures
http://thebookseller.com/news/lambeth-line-library-closures

London Evening Standard : 26th February
Rosamund Urwinūüėź¬†Our libraries and parks should never be under threat
http://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/rosamund-urwin-our-libraries-and-parks-should-never-be-under-threat-10071831.html 

Friends of Lambeth Libraries : 26th February
Statement | Lambeth Libraries in peril
https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/lambeth-libraries-in-peril/

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 26th February
NEW PAGE dedicated to recent *Libraries Petitions* throughout the country.
See if your Petition is featured here – It is an excellent resource for all
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/uk-library-petitions/ 

Times Series : 26th February
Third Tory MP speaks out against proposed library closures in Barnet
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/11821841.Third_Tory_MP_speaks_out_against_proposed_library_closures_in_Barnet/ 

Lichfield Mercury : 26th February
Staffordshire | Library shake-up for Lichfield and Burntwood is ratified
http://m.lichfieldmercury.co.uk/Library-shake-Lichfield-Burntwood-ratified/story-26084979-detail/story.html

Northampton News : 26th February
Ed Vaizey MP visit to Northampton called off due to his train being cancelled
Mr¬†Vaizey was due to go to the¬†Weston Favell Library with Northamptonshire County Council chief executive Dr Paul Blantern …
http://www.northampton-news-hp.co.uk/Ed-Vaizey-MP-visit-Northampton-called-train/story-26090793-detail/story.html 

Your Thurrock : 26th February
No Thurrock libraries to close (but you may want to read the small print)
http://www.yourthurrock.com/Thurrock-libraries-close-want-read-small-print/story-26088713-detail/story.html  

Clacton Gazette : 26th February
Thurrock¬†|¬†Council leader ‘never considered’ closing any libraries… but the mobile service will stop
http://www.clactonandfrintongazette.co.uk/news/south_essex_news/11821005.Council_leader__never_considered__closing_any_libraries____but_the_mobile_service_will_stop/

Birmingham Mail : 26th February
Tories: ‘We would keep Library of Birmingham open seven days a week’
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/tories-we-would-keep-library-8722341 

Kent Online : 26th February
Concerns over future of Sandwich Library as Kent County Council launches consultation
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/sandwich/news/concern-over-library-future-32474/ 

Daily Echo : 26th February
Southampton | Letter: In denial over closures
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/yoursay/letters/11821999.In_denial_over_closures/

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