UK library news

Libraries in the news | 15 Oct 2017


North Kensington Library will not be relocated, 

Group bids to run a library in Bury, 

In Lancashire, one library may be co-located to a community centre and another may be run by the local scout group, 

And three libraries in Hull may be co-located with community centres…


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Libraries in the news | 10 Oct 2017


The Bookseller: 9 October
Over 1,000 venues participate in first Libraries Week 
Alan Gibbons quoted.
A number of comments added.


Yorkshire Post: 10 October
The Yorkshire Post says: Public services are stuck in the past – and that’s a problem
Includes justification, ‘…  every mobile device is effectively a mini library.’


Cambridge News: 10 October
Libraries ‘should not be built because they are outdated’
Four new libraries are planned for Cambridgeshire, but one councillor says the plans are ‘outdated’