Library News Round-up: 4 February 2015

Brixton Buzz : 4th February
Save Lambeth Libraries – online petition launched on 

Coventry Observer : 3rd February
Legal threat over library closures and council cuts

Express & Star : 4th February
Five under-threat Sandwell libraries saved from axe
Some could move to share buildings with other services while extra volunteers could also be recruited to help run them.

Beverley Guardian : 3rd February
Sir Greg Knight MP Urges Support for National Libraries Day 

The Library Campaign : 4th February
Lincs libraries – madness! 

Facebook : 4th February
Author, William Hussey’s reaction to Lincolnshire CC’s “pushing through their disastrous libraries plan” 

Save Lincs Libraries : 4th February
Lincolnshire Libraries Decision – Reactions from Public & The Library Campaign 

BBC News : 3rd February
Lincolnshire County Council to hand over 30 libraries
A second consultation has led to the authority making the same decision, which it is entitled to do, as long as due process has been followed.

Canterbury Times : 4th February
Kent | Protesters to gather in Whitstable Library Square to help save library services

Swindon Advertiser : 4th February
£200,000 upgrade to library computers

Shropshire Live : 4th February
Second phase of Church Stretton Library consultation begins : 4th February
Wrexham Library Services To Be Transfered To South Wales Trust
Wrexham Council are looking to South Wales to enable trust management of local libraries, saying it is a better alternative than a new local trust or closure.

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1 comment for “Library News Round-up: 4 February 2015

  1. Irena Pritchard
    February 5, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    Could we also circulate this e petition to the Government, please.

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