Ascot – extra hours funded by Durning Trust – Maidenhead Advertiser
Buckinghamshire – it’s plans for cuts explained  and your chance to comment – Buckinghamshire County Council.
Birmingham – architect of new Central Library speaks – Birmingham Post
Libraries need to be saved, but changed, says The Reading Agency – LGC
Independent library gives same services for half the price –  London Evening Standard.  Even Alan Gibbons likes it.
ResPublica urges privatisation of libraries – Guardian.  The report itself is here

USA – the Library as Amusement Park – City Journal
Australia – State Library of Victoria too loud – Brisbane Times