UK library news

Libraries in the news | 14 August 2017


Crowdfunding for a library extension in Dundee falters,

‘Community Hub’ (GP practice, pharmacy and Council library under one roof) opens in Sheffield,

Libraries are relocated or co-located, with a library in Staffordshire reducing book stock on offer but increasing technology, such as 3D printers, Raspberry Pi, etc.

More on the saga in Lambeth,

And further details on Plymouth libraries, including video….

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The Courier: 14 August
Dundee | Almost £1m still needed for Ferry library extension after crowdfund effort stalls


This is the West Country: 14 August
Cornwall | Helston Library prepares to relocate
Co-location of services & reduced library service whilst the works is carried out


The Star: 14 August
Sheffield | ‘Community hub’ opens doors today
GP practice, pharmacy and Council library under one roof


Stoke Sentinel: 14 August
Staffordshire | Relocated Newcastle Library to offer new technology… but there will be fewer books


Brixton Blog: 14 August
Lambeth | Carnegie trust accuses council of ‘political expediency’


Plymouth Herald: 14 August
Plymouth pop-up libraries move a step closer to reality
Includes video and details of plans including closures


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