Library News Round-up: 28 July 2015

BBC News : 28th July
Lincolnshire County Council wins second library court battle
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-33622882

The Lincolnite : 28th July
Lincolnshire library cuts challenge dismissed, and one Lincoln facility to close
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2015/07/lincolnshire-library-cuts-challenge-dismissed-and-one-lincoln-facility-to-close/

Spalding Guardian : 28th July
High Court sides with Lincolnshire CC as authority blames Save Lincs Libraries
for “wasting” £350,000 of taxpayers money
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/crime/high-court-sides-with-lincolnshire-county-council-as-authority-blames-save-lincs-libraries-for-wasting-350-000-of-taxpayers-money-1-6873040

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th July
Children’s library attendance drops
A very comprehensive article
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/children-s-library-attendance-drops-307965

SCL and ASCEL Statement on Children’s Library Use:  28th July
http://www.goscl.com/scl-and-ascel-statement-on-childrens-library-use/

CILIP : 27th July
CILIP calls for robust and transparent public library evidence base
http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/cilip-calls-robust-transparent-public-library-evidence-base

Arts Council England : 27th July
Wifi in Public Libraries in England
http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/funding/apply-funding/apply-for-funding/wifi-libraries/  

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