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 Рcovering 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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