Library News Round-up: 26 January 2015

Public Libraries News : 25th January
Editorial | Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: the dilemma of a good librarian in austere times 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/01/damned-if-you-do-damned-if-you-dont-the-dilemma-of-a-good-librarian-in-austere-times.html

Hansard : 22nd January
House of Lords 
Libraries – Funding 
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201415/ldhansrd/text/150122-0001.htm#15012259000346

Romford Recorder : 26th January
Havering budget cuts shake up after consultation
proposals for Libs slightly modified 
http://www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/news/politics/havering_budget_cuts_shake_up_after_consultation_1_3930790 

Ham & High : 26th January
Council to hold consultation evenings about threat of Barnet library closures
East Finchley and Childs Hill libraries face the prospect of closure ….
http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/politics/council_to_hold_consultation_evenings_about_threat_of_barnet_library_closures_1_3928974

Lincolnshire Echo : 26th January
Lincolnshire libraries saga: Martin Hill blames a lack of scrutiny
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-saga-Martin-Hill-blames/story-25924155-detail/story.html 

Save Lincs Libraries : 26th January
Reporting from the Lincs Library Frontline – Behind the Gag
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/01/26/reporting-from-the-lincs-library-frontline-behind-the-gag/ 

Lincolnshire Echo : 26th January
Lincolnshire libraries: ‘disgraceful con-trick’ by Conservative councillors, claims Labour
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-disgraceful-trick-council/story-25923388-detail/story.html 

Yorkshire Post : 26th January
City of culture’ cuts library hours
“We are keeping them open in the hope that we have a Government in May which will be more sympathetic to local government.” 
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/politics/city-of-culture-cuts-library-hours-1-7071851 

Brixton Buzz : 26th January
Exclusive: Lambeth Council considering moving Lambeth archives from Minet Library to Brixton Library
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/01/exclusive-lambeth-council-considering-moving-lambeth-archives-from-minet-library-to-brixton-library/

G Wallter.com : 25th January
Cardiff Libraries – a council dispossesses its people
http://gwallter.com/libraries/cardiff-libraries-a-council-dispossesses-its-people.html

Fermanagh Herald : 26th January
Future cuts to libraries not ruled out
http://fermanaghherald.com/2015/01/future-cuts-to-libraries-not-ruled-out/

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