Library News Round-up: 3 March 2015

Times Series : 3rd March
Shadow Culture Minister Chris Bryant MP visits Golders Green Library
“I am not completely opposed to a volunteer run library. If that’s the only solution to a particular area, then fine.”
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/11829653.Shadow_Culture_Minister_visits_Golders_Green_to_discuss_library_cuts/

Barnet & Whetstone Press : 3rd March
Campaigners protest over library closure plans
Tonight
http://www.barnet-today.co.uk/news.cfm?id=26245&headline=Campaigners%20protest%20over%20library%20closure%20plans

Daily Echo : 3rd March 
Just days left for campaign to save Southampton libraries
Labour council chiefs have insisted that they do not want the libraries to close, but want community groups to come forward and take them over. 
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/district/southampton/11829176.Just_days_left_for_campaign_to_save_Southampton_libraries/ 

Western Daily Press : 3rd March
Somerset mobile libraries cut as services handed to volunteers
http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/Somerset-mobile-libraries-cut-services-handed/story-26107471-detail/story.html

Peterborough Today : 3rd March
Just three weeks left to comment on changes to Peterborough libraries
Staffed hours would be reduced from the current 261 to 149.
http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/politics/politics-news/just-three-weeks-left-to-comment-on-changes-to-peterborough-libraries-1-6610653

The Lincolnite : 3rd March 
Lincolnshire CC to improve online library service
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2015/03/lincolnshire-county-council-improve-online-library-service/

Coventry Observer : 2nd March
Coventry council leader Lucas’s attack on ‘middle class’ was ‘disrespectful’
Libraries references
http://www.coventryobserver.co.uk/2015/03/03/news-Coventry-council-leader-Lucass-attack-on-middle-class-was-disrespectful-128221.html

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