Round up

The Bookseller : 19th October
Publishers agree Kindle lending ‘experiment’ 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/publishers-agree-kindle-lending-experiment.html

Southport Visitor : 18th October
Sefton | Ainsdale will not give up on library battle without a fight 
“The general feeling is that it’s disgraceful. I think people feel it’s a done deal and are wondering if there’s any point in signing the petition, but lots have signed it.”
http://www.southportvisiter.co.uk/southport-news/southport-southport-news/2012/10/18/ainsdale-will-not-give-up-on-library-battle-without-a-fight-101022-32050279/

Voices For the Library : 19th October
Barnet – where “library” is a dirty word
http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/wordpress/?p=2695

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th October
E-lending enigma – Blog by Desmond Clarke
http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/e-lending-enigma.html

This Is Gloucestershire : 19th October
Drive for library ebook service ignoring thousands, campaigners claimJohanna Anderson, chairman of Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries, said thousands of people could be unable to access the internet, who will miss out if the authority pushed everything online.  She insisted it could not be used as an excuse for the drop in book stocks.http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/Drive-library-ebook-service-ignoring-thousands/story-17122866-detail/story.html 

Public Service.co.uk : 19th October
Libraries need e-lending strategy, says minister
http://www.publicservice.co.uk/news_story.asp?id=21197

Library Journal : 18th October
Random House Says Libraries Own Their Ebooks
http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/10/opinion/random-house-says-libraries-own-their-ebooks-lj-insider/

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 19th October
Parents ‘shun bedtime reading’ in favour of TV
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/9617868/Parents-shun-bedtime-reading-in-favour-of-TV.html

Harrow Observer : 18th October
Brent | The spirit of saving libraries is very much alive 
http://www.harrowobserver.co.uk/west-london-news/local-harrow-news/2012/10/18/the-spirt-if-save-our-libraries-is-very-much-alive-116451-32050378/

Chad.co.uk : 19th October
Children’s Laureate backs Notts pledge to keep every library open during Mansfield visit 
http://www.chad.co.uk/news/local/children-s-laureate-backs-notts-pledge-to-keep-every-library-open-during-mansfield-visit-1-5018097

Postcode Gazette : 19th October
Sheffield | Highfield Library to Close for five months
http://postcodegazette.com/news/9002623248/highfield-library-to-close-for-five-months-AT-sheffield-highfield-library/

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