Round up

PRESS RELEASE
Making Music deplores loss of Yorkshire Libraries &
Information (YLI)
 Music and Drama Service

http://www.makingmusic.org.uk/about-us/media-area/press-releases/yorkshire-library-campaign

Librarian 1.5 : 31st October
The library card is a barrier to library usehttp://lib1point5.wordpress.com/2011/10/31/the-library-card-is-a-barrier-to-library-use/
Lurgan Mail : 1st November
Fighting for library hours“Lurgan Library is the cement in the middle of our town.”http://www.lurganmail.co.uk/news/local/fighting_for_library_hours_1_3191052

Kent Online : 1st November
Big Society fails to take off in Kent
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kentonline/news/2011-1/september/26/big_society_fails_to_take_off.aspx

This Is Kent : 28th October
After his victory, what next for council chief?
He said: “There won’t be any closures until we have explored all the options, including community ownership.”
http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/victory-council-chief/story-13687465-detail/story.html

World Socialist Website : 1st November
UK library cuts proceeding apace

A thoughtful and comprehensive piece – covering Brent, Bolton, Oxfordshire, Leeds, Hackney, Manchester and Croydon.  Even if socialist ideas are not your usual cup of tea, this time you should make an exception.

http://www.wsws.org/articles/2011/nov2011/libs-n01.shtml

Oxford Times : 1st November
Bid to stop linking library and care cuts

http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/9336034.Bid_to_stop_linking_library_and_care_cuts/

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