The 1964 Act means nothing. “I don’t see many Wirrals at present” says head of MLA –

Kirklees – Fines amnesty on up to £500k of late books – Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Tim Coates “Good Library Manual” come out this week, “straightforward solutions” to current problems – Bookseller. Commnet underneath asks “has he ever run one?”
Brent – chance to comment on closure of half of libraries – Harrow Observer
Dumfies – Labour fails to stop proposed closure of 7 libraries – Dumfries & Galloway Standard
Wakefield – chance to take over one or several libraries – Yorkshire Post
Buckinghamshire – libraries “connot continue as we are” – other libraries to follow examples of 2 volunteer-run Bucks libraries – Buckinghamshire Libraries
Volunteers should run libraries to save them from closing or to help out, says former Lib Dem leader of Newcastle – Journal Live. 
Cheltenham – proposed new library may not be built – BBC
My Dream Library – children’s competition – Peter’s Bookselling Services
Ebooks and libraries – which business model? – Ken Chad Consulting

USA – the five most innovative libraries – Library Journal
Libraries give you the world, the internet is a vending machine – Democrat Herald

AUSTRALIA – Shh! Revolution in progress – ABC North Queensland