Libraries News Round-up: 29 January 2016

International Business Times : 29th January
Young people in England have ‘lowest literacy levels’ in developed world says OECD
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/young-people-england-have-lowest-literacy-levels-developed-world-says-oecd-1540711

BBC News : 29th January
Northern Ireland study suggests many poorer children starting school struggle with language
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-35444576

Derby Telegraph : 29th January
Libraries face closure as Derbyshire County Council looks to save money
http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Libraries-face-closure-Derbyshire-County-Council/story-28626982-detail/story.html 

Hereford Times : 29th January
Co-ordinated defence of Herefordshire’s libraries
http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/14239725.Co_ordinated_defence_of_county_s_libraries/

Lancashire Evening Post : 29th January
Campaign launched to save under-threat Kingsfold Library
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/local/campaign-launched-to-save-under-threat-library-1-7702381

Staffordshire Newsletter : 29th January
Boost your CV by volunteering at library
“We’re also delighted that we’ll soon be launching the ‘Volunteering Speaks Volumes’ accreditation programme that will offer our volunteers the opportunity to put a shine on their CV by earning a formal qualification.”
http://www.staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk/Boost-CV-volunteering-library/story-28624821-detail/story.html

Western Gazette : 29th January
In My View:  Libraries should stay in Somerset’s town centres
http://www.westerngazette.co.uk/View-Libraries-stay-Somerset-s-town-centres/story-28630712-detail/story.html

Norwich Radical : 28th January
The Freedom of a Library
http://thenorwichradical.com/2016/01/28/the-freedom-of-a-library/

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