Libraries and reading round up

The Bookseller : 21 March

Outrage as Library Service of the Year shortlistee slated for closure


Local Gov : 22 March

Winning libraries for innovation funding are revealed


Libraries Taskforce blog : 22 March

And the successful projects are….


Daventry Express : 22 March

Registration offices move to Daventry library



Bristol Post : 22 March

Campaigners take over closed Cheltenham Road Library to block £9m deal for luxury flats



Brixton blog : 22 March

Lambeth | Campaigners question council libraries decisions



Bury Times : 22 March

‘They feel abandoned’ – Fears for elderly and youth amid library closures



Echo News : 22 March

Basildon | Council asks public for views on latest plans for regeneration in Pitsea

‘The revamped site would also include a new Pitsea Library, subject to successful negotiations with Essex County Council, which runs the library.’

York Press : 14 March

Work under way to create community library
York Press : 14 March
Haxby library funding approved
Plymouth Herald : 14 March
Bury Times : 14 March
Concerns over library closures in Whitefield and Unsworth
Lancashire Post : 14 March
Council must review sale of Fulwood library

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