Library News Round-up: 27 January 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th January
Library scheme to support dementia sufferers
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-scheme-support-dementia-sufferers 

Library Stuff : 26th January
Barbara Band – A library scheme with no libraries?
http://barbara567band.blogspot.co.uk

Infoism : 27th January
Libraries – it’s a “question of priorities”
http://infoism.co.uk/2015/01/libraries-its-a-question-of-priorities/

Stoke Sentinel : 27th January
Stoke-on-Trent | Library opens at leisure centre in Abbey Hulton
There are now 10 such facilities including at Ball Green Methodist Church, Swan Bank Methodist Church in Burslem, Blurton Hub, Fenton Hub and the Whitfield Valley Community Centre in Fegg Hayes – to name a few. And more volunteer-led libraries are expected to appear in the coming weeks and months.
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Library-opens-leisure-centre-Abbey-Hulton/story-25930266-detail/story.html … 

Hull Daily Mail : 27th January
‘We deserve gold medal for keeping Hull libraries open’ – but hours will be cut
http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/deserve-gold-medal-keeping-Hull-libraries-open/story-25925665-detail/story.html 

Lincolnshire Echo : 27th January
Committee debates plans to hand over 30 Lincolnshire libraries
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Committee-debates-plans-hand-30-Lincolnshire/story-25929032-detail/story.html 

North West Evening Mail : 27th January
Cumbria | New Barrow library opens 
in Ormsgill Nursery & Primary School
http://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/new-barrow-library-opens-1.1189202 

Coventry Telegraph : 27th January
Letter | ‘Libraries are the heart of any community and without them people’s lives would be poorer’http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/local-news/libraries-heart-any-community-without-8528290 

MKWeb : 27th January
Milton Keynes | Kingston Library opens to customers today – take a look around!
http://www.mkweb.co.uk/pictures/KINGSTON-Library-opens-customers-today-look/pictures-25929756-detail/pictures.html

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