Libraries News Round-up: 15 February 2016

EVENING STANDARD : 15th February
Library closures are a betrayal, says Mark Rylance
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/library-closures-are-a-betrayal-says-mark-rylance-a3180361.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 11th February
Actor Mark Rylance condemns Lambeth library closures
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/actor-mark-rylance-condemns-lambeth-library-closures-322454


DAILY MIRROR : 14th February

Library cuts spark series of strikes as staff protest about cash-strapped service
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/library-cuts-spark-series-strikes-7367286
BBC News : 15th February
West Berkshire library closures ‘unimaginable’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-35579154

Chronicle Live : 15th February
North East libraries to throw down the gauntlet over funding cuts as numbers continue to fall
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/north-east-libraries-throw-down-10892218

Mobile News : 15th February
Government admits failure in bid to end mobile blackspots
“I am happy to defend our record on libraries, despite the brickbats that I get from library campaigners” – Ed Vaizey
http://www.mobilenewscwp.co.uk/2016/02/15/government-admits-failure-in-bid-to-end-mobile-blackspots/

Get Reading : 15th February
Reading Libraries: Cuts in opening hours & moves proposed
http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/reading-libraries-cuts-opening-hours-10893505

Burton Mail : 15th February

Are libraries going to close in South Derbyshire?
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http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/libraries-going-close-South-Derbyshire/story-28732822-detail/story.html

 

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