UK library news

Libraries in the news | 12 July 2017

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Ipswich’s Rosehill library reopens,

Libraries refurbished in order to co-locate services and diversify use,

Plans to co-locate services in Bath meet with resistance,

Unite protest privatisation of Bromley’s libraries,

Ten Derby libraries for volunteer- management as plans approved

Ipswich Star: 11 July
Suffolk | Ipswich’s Rosehill Library reopens after five-week closure for revamp


South Wales Argus: 12 July
Major works set for Maindee library in Newport
Funding for the charity running library with volunteers received from Arts Council Wales and other sources


Bath Echo: 12 July
Two ‘viable’ locations identified for future of Bath Central Library and One Stop Shop
Intention to integrate library with One Stop Shop


Croydon Advertiser: 12 July
Upper Norwood Library is about to reopen with a new look
Library service linked to Lambeth.  Croydon and Lambeth currently funding until the end of financial year.


Stratford Observer: 12 July
New-look library finally opens its doors


Bromley Times: 12 July
Protest against Bromley library privatisation fears to be held outside civic centre next week


Derby Telegraph: 12 July
Future of 10 Derby libraries in the hands of volunteers after city council approves big shake-up

Cumbria Crack: 12 July
Refurbishment work commences at Ambleside Library

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