UK library news

UK libraries in the news | 28 Sept 2018

Cuts agreed in Moray included reduced opening hours in libraries,

Leisure and Culture Dundee insist that no decision to cut library hours has been taken,

Haverfordwest Library in Pembrokeshire to close ahead of move,

Support for relocation of Nottingham Central Library,

Success of volunteer-run Werrington Library in Staffordshire reported,

Library service in Stornoway could be delivered via newly formed ‘community hubs’,

Bath & NE Somerset justify integration of One-Stop-Shop into Bath Library…

Credit: Amber Ash

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UK libraries in the news | 27 Sept 2018

North Somerset Council announce Long Ashton Library is to close and others are under threat,

Consultation on plans for volunteer-run library in Bath & NE Somerset,

New opening hours for Hay-on-Wye library now located in primary school following cuts in Powys…   

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UK libraries in the news | 19 Sept 2018

Pressure on town and parish councils to fund and run services in Shropshire,

Co-location of services in Monmouthshire,

Further delay on reopening of Lytham Library in new location in Lancashire,

Concerns continue regarding relocation of One Stop Shop to Bath Central Library – library campaigner, Caroline Ambrose, quoted,

Post office to reopen in Bath & NE Somerset, along with ‘community library’,

Volunteer-run library in East Sussex calls out for ‘librarians’ – unpaid volunteers,

Chair of Libraries Taskforce uses taskforce meeting to promote library services in Warrington as successful,

Friends of Redland Library call on Bristol to find a long-term sustainable plan for libraries which could involve co-location of services…  


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