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Library News Round-up: 22 January 2015

Manchester Evening News : 22nd JanuaryLibrary visitor numbers plunge as cuts force drastic reduction in opening hours Seven Manchester libraries have seen visitor numbers plummet by as much as 90per cent since funding cuts led to them beingrun by volunteers with drastically…

SIEGHART: ACTION NEEDED NOW!

Sieghart has spoken! The long-awaited independent report on England’s public libraries is out, after sitting on ministers’ desks for over two months.  But – so far – the most important bit is missing. The bit where the government says: “OK, this…