Library News Round-up: 26 November 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th November
Russell Brand: ‘schools without libraries are a disgrace’ 
Reading Agency Lecture
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/russell-brand-schools-without-libraries-are-disgrace 

THE GUARDIAN : 25th November
Russell Brand pledges funding to set up library at his former school
http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/nov/25/russell-brand-library-former-school

BBC News : 26th November
Labour promises ‘digital data review’
The report says more libraries should provide internet access 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30197740 

Swindon Advertiser : 26th November
Letter | Fight for our libraries
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/11626446.Fight_for_our_libraries/ 

Falmouth Packet : 26th November
Cornwall | Councillors agree to take into account ‘Leon’s List’ over library cuts but reject changes
http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/11625483.Councillors_agree_to_take_into_account__Leon_s_List__over_library_cuts_but_reject_changes/ 

Huddersfield Examiner : 26th November
Kirklees Council in £12m asset sell-off
Plus civic buildings that are suitable for asset transfers to the community will be identified, which is likely to include libraries.
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/12m-kirklees-council-buildings-land-8171828

Irish Examiner : 26th November
Fury at staffless library plans
http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/fury-at-staffless-library-plans-299552.html

Milford Mercury : 26th November
Pembrokeshire | ‘Shelve library cuts’ says town council
http://www.milfordmercury.co.uk/news/11625823._Shelve_library_cuts__says_town_council/

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