Library News Round-up: 7 November 2014

BBC RADIO 2 : 7th November
Jeremy Vine Show Library closures
33 mins in.  Includes an excellent interview with 6 year-old child, followed by SCL President, Ciara Eastell
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lp8t3

Public Libraries News : 6th November
Now’s the time to do something for libraries: and there may never be a better opportunity
All library defenders are urged to write to the Minister.  A cut and paste template is provided for those of us who live outside Sheffield.
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/11/nows-the-time-to-do-something-for-libraries-and-there-may-never-be-a-better-opportunity.html  

Yahoo News : 7th November
Ministry of Justice in retreat over prisoner book ban
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/ministry-justice-retreat-over-prisoner-book-ban-160504466.html

BBC News : 6th November
N.E. Lincs Nunsthorpe community group saves due-to-close library 
The council said it would provide an annual grant of about £5,000, to help [volunteers] with the running costs. Councillor Mick Burnett said: “I wish Centre4 every success in their new venture and look forward to seeing the opening of more community-led libraries across the borough in the coming weeks.”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-29933813

Grimsby Telegraph : 7th November
Are you sitting comfortably? Grimsby Library’s new ‘community’ chapter is about to begin
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Library-s-new-chapter-begin-month/story-24401660-detail/story.html

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