Library News Round-up: 26 May 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 26th May
London’s 10 best library cards
Maligned, abused, crushed almost to death by public austerity, public libraries are being forced to take creative measures to kindle the interest of an attention-deficient public.
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/may/26/london-10-best-library-cards

THE GUARDIAN : 26th May
Time for the Tories to reinvent the ‘big society’ 
Libraries are included;  article has attracted comment
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/may/26/tories-should-revamp-big-society-decentralisation-social-justice

Bristol Post : 26th May
Protesters march to keep Wick Road Library open
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Protesters-march-Wick-Road-Library-open/story-26575515-detail/story.html 

This Is Wiltshire : 25th May
Wiltshire Council consults on cuts to mobile library service
http://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/headlines/12969579.Wiltshire_Council_consults_on_cuts_to_mobile_library_service/

News Shopper : 19th May
Kent County Council plans to sign libraries over to volunteers in limbo over legal issues
http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/12958350.Kent_County_Council_plans_to_sign_libraries_over_to_volunteers_in_limbo_over_legal_issues/

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