UK library news

Libraries in the news | 19 July 2017


Trouble in Bath over ‘shambles’ created over library future,

Another library transfers to a town council,

Hounslow bring library services back in-house as Carillion walk away from contract,

Library Cafe criticised, 

And Haringey fight for Highgate library, just as campaigners fought a similar campaign thirty years ago.

Plus, ACE announce reports on impact of libraries

Bath Echo: 19 July
Bath MP Wera Hobhouse calls for end to ‘shambles’ created over library future

 

St Austell Voice: 19 July
Cornwall | Library is next asset to transfer to town council

 

Construction News: 19 July
Hounslow | Carillion library services contract to end

 

Blackpool Gazette: 19 July
Letter | Library cafe is recipe for disaster

 

Ham & High: 19 July
Haringey | Memories of a campaign to stop a ‘wonderful community resource’ from closing
A very similar campaign to save Highgate library was fought thirty years ago.

 

Arts Council England: 19 July
New reports demonstrate libraries’ impact on communities

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