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UK libraries in the news | 28 Aug 2018

Concerns about volunteer-run libraries in Sheffield,

Councillor thinks that ‘The Wee Library’ in Fife could help tackle literacy issues in the area,

Redevelopment plans for Maesteg Town Hall include bringing the two libraries under one roof along with other services,

Petition to extend opening hours of Bristol’s libraries,

West Sussex seeking views on combining the Worthing Library with a children and family centre and registration services…

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UK libraries in the news | 24 Aug 2018

Darlington library plans to go before cabinet in September,

Eastleigh Borough Council finance new library and community hub to be run by volunteers in Hampshire,

More cuts in Somerset feared, including libraries,

Town Council finances library and information centre earmarked for closure in Pembrokeshire,

NE Lincs library consultation runs until September 30…

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UK libraries in the news | 22 Aug 2018

Libraries Taskforce unhappy about CIPFA data but has done little to address the issue,

Chair of volunteer-run library in Sheffield believed their donated book offer is better than the library service when it was council-run and staffed,

Community Centre group take over Bury’s Dumers Lane Library,

The fight to save Wood Street Library in Waltham Forest continues…

 

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