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Libraries News Round-up: 22 January 2016

Leon’s Library Blog: 22nd January The DCMS or LGA says jump, the SCL asks ‘how high?’ http://leonslibraryblog.com/2016/01/22/how-high/ The Library Campaign: 22nd January Submission from Royal National Institute of Blind People to Swindon Council http://www.librarycampaign.com/submission-from-royal-national-institute-of-blind-people-to-swindon-council/ Torquay Herald Express: 22nd January Totnes…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 1st July Libraries must ‘face reality’, warns Ashley http://www.thebookseller.com/news/libraries-must-face-reality-warns-ashley.html Sheffield Star : 1st July Letter |Library campaigners will not go away http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/opinion/letters/library-campaigners-will-not-go-away-1-5812317 Sunderland Echo : 1st July Sunderland library protestors’ dismay over TV agony aunt’s backing for…

Libraries News Round-up: 16th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. THE INDEPENDENT : 16th May Children turn away from books in favour of reading electronically…