Library News Round-up: 9 September 2015

BBC News : 9th September
New £1m Stafford library offers access to 3D printing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-34187495

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 9th September
Barnet Children’s March for Libraries 12/9/15  
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/barnet-childrens-march-for-libraries.html

Blackpool Gazette : 9th September 
Letter | Council Cuts
If you close libraries the elderly, along with mother groups, would suffer.
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/community/letters-emails/letters-september-9-2015-1-7451654 

UNISON Scotland : September 2015 
Read it and Weep – Scotland’s library staff speak out 
This report is drawn from survey work done by UNISON amongst our members who provide Library services across Scotland. 
http://www.unison-scotland.org.uk/publicworks/ReadItandWeep_LibrariesStaffSurvey_Sep2015.pdf

Herald Scotland : 8th September
Libraries being undermined, staff warn
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/homenews/13652708.Libraries_being_undermined__staff_warn/ 

STV News : 8th September
Library staff ‘increasingly forced to deal with antisocial behaviour’ 
http://news.stv.tv/scotland/1328331-library-staff-increasingly-forced-to-deal-with-antisocial-behaviour/ 

THE TIMES : 8th September 
Devonshire | New chapter for libraries in call boxes and clubs 
Extract (full story behind ££Paywall)
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4550169.ece 

Times Series : 8th September
Special committee meeting to discuss future of Barnet’s libraries
http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/13652128.Special_committee_meeting_to_discuss_future_of_Barnet_s_libraries/ 

Evesham Journal : 8th September
Worcestershire | Council’s idea to stave off impact of Gov cuts – crowdfunding
Libraries “one of biggest Act Local successes”
http://www.eveshamjournal.co.uk/news/13652847.Council_s_idea_to_stave_off_impact_of_Government_cuts___crowdfunding/ 

Blackpool Gazette : 9th September 
Letter | Council Cuts
If you close libraries the elderly, along with mother groups, would suffer.
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/community/letters-emails/letters-september-9-2015-1-7451654

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