Library News Round-up: 6 March 2015

DAILY MIRROR : 6th March
Teenagers these days don’t know how to use libraries 
A message from a teenager asking how to use a library has gone viral after it was tweeted by her brother
http://www.mirror.co.uk/usvsth3m/teenagers-days-dont-know-how-5281406

Isle of Wight County Press : 6th March
Further cuts to library service
http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/letters/further-cuts-to-library-service-77565.aspx

Department for Education : March 2015
Report | Reading: the next steps
The government would like all children to be active members of a public library …
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/409409/Reading_the_next_steps.pdf

Ham & High : 6th March
Camden library hires set to be six times more expensive
http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/politics/camden_library_hires_set_to_be_six_times_more_expensive_1_3982122

Linlithgow Gazette : 6th March
West Lothian | Chapter closes on mobile libraries
http://www.linlithgowgazette.co.uk/news/chapter-closes-on-mobile-libraries-1-3710958

Huddersfield Examiner : 5th March
3,000 have a say on future of Kirklees library service 
Kirklees cabinet member to visit York – “to learn more about the community trust model”
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/3000-say-future-kirklees-library-8768993 

Coventry Socialists : 3rd March
Tile Hill Library campaigner – “Why I fought to save our libraries”
http://coventrysocialists.com/2015/03/03/tile-hill-library-campaigner-why-i-fought-to-save-our-libraries/

Bristol Post : 5th March
Letter | We fear that libraries’ consultation is a sham
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Reader-s-letter-fear-libraries-consultation-sham/story-26120626-detail/story.html

Library Journal : 5th March
Going To and Fro
It’s no secret that British libraries are under attack. The latest ones are apparently the Bristol libraries
http://lj.libraryjournal.com/blogs/annoyedlibrarian/2015/03/05/going-to-and-fro/

Devon County Council : 4th March
Press Release Innovative plans to safeguard Devon’s library service 
https://www.devonnewscentre.info/innovative-plans-to-safeguard-devons-library-service/

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