Library News Round-up: 26 March 2015

Arts Council : 25th March
The health and wellbeing benefits of public libraries
http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/browse-advice-and-guidance/health-and-wellbeing-benefits-public-libraries
Full Report : 
http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/media/uploads/Health_and_wellbeing_benefits_of_public_libraries_full_report.pdf


THE GUARDIAN : 26th March
A master’s in librarianship could enhance your shelf life 
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/mar/26/a-masters-in-librarianship-could-enhance-your-shelf-life


Shropshire Star : 26th March
Leading Article | Libraries a challenge for groups
22 Shropshire libraries are earmarked for volunteers, leaving only 6 ‘hubs’ to be run by the Council.
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/03/26/libraries-a-challenge-for-groups/ 


Bristol Post : 26th March
Letter | Libraries – Something clearly wrong with funding
Mayor declares he has placed a one-year moratorium on library proposals
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Libraries-clearly-wrong-funding/story-26232813-detail/story.html 


Folkestone Herald : 26th March
Good news for Kent library users: 35p ‘reservation fee’ to be removed
http://www.folkestoneherald.co.uk/Price-cut/story-26237599-detail/story.html 


Local Gov Lawyer : 26th March
Government issues policy statement on transparency on publicly funded services
http://localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22374%3Agovernment-issues-policy-statement-on-transparency-on-publicly-funded-services&catid=53&Itemid=21

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