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UK libraries in the news | 29 Jun 2018

Worries over Northamptonshire library closures,

Friends group open a bookshelf of donated books in a flat in Darlington,

Wash Common Library could reopen as a community-run affair with the support of the district council,

Co-location plans for Bexley’s Sidcup library with cinema progress despite protest,

Closure fears for North Ayrshire libraries

 

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UK libraries in the news | 28 Jun 2018

Young people are being excluded from libraries from staffless self-access (Open+) libraries,

Concerns over replacing school librarians with pupils raised in Scottish Parliament,

Nancy Potter House – another multi-use community hub including a library for Devon,

Concerns over the long-term future of Bristol’s libraries…

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UK libraries in the news | 21 Jun 2018

Friends of North Petherton Library form to help town council to run library in Somerset,

Northamptonshire agrees not to close any libraries until after the result of the forthcoming Judicial Review,

Privacy concerns in West Dunbartonshire as one-stop shop sets up in library,

The ruling group’s absence at the hearing on Darlington’s Croydon Street Library noted,  

Five libraries in East Sussex will reopen and be run by volunteers,

Curzon Cinema submit plans to make Clevedon Library in Nth Somerset into a creative hub,  featuring theatre space, community archives, co-working space, media production and training space…

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