Libraries News Round-up: 7 February

THE BOOKSELLER : 6th February
NLT analysis exposes England’s literacy ‘crisis’ 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/nlt-research-probes-englands-literacy-problems-480351

BBC News : 7th February
New plans to save two Birmingham libraries 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-38896837

ITV News : 7th February 
Decision due on future of West Berkshire libraries 
http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2017-02-07/decision-due-on-future-of-west-berkshire-libraries/

ITV News : 7th February
Brighton & Hove | £700,000 proposal to replace Saltdean Lido library
http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2017-02-07/700-000-proposal-to-replace-saltdean-lido-library/

Birmingham Newsroom : 7th February
Revised library plans set for approval 
http://birminghamnewsroom.com/revised-library-plans-set-for-approval/

Birmingham | Reduced opening hours at Frankley Library confirmed
http://www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk/news/15076019.Reduced_opening_hours_at_Frankley_Library_confirmed/

London News Online : 7th February 
Library campaigners to protest at Lambeth’s planning meeting tonight 
https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/16995/library-campaigners-protest-lambeths-planning-meeting-tonight/

Brixton Buzz : 7th February
Carnegie Library: As Herne Hill councillors remain silent, Green Party Scott Ainslie offers to speak for campaigners 
http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2017/02/carnegie-library-as-herne-hill-councillors-remain-silent-green-party-scott-ainslie-offers-to-speak-for-campaigners/

Newbury Today : 7th February 
Future of West Berkshire library service to be decided tonight 
http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/home/20552/future-of-west-berkshire-library-service-to-be-decided-tonight.html

View News : 7th February 
Devon | Ottery St Mary Library will move to new home this month 
https://www.viewnews.co.uk/ottery-st-mary-library-will-move-new-home-month/

East Anglian Daily Times : 7th February
Suffolk | Councillors urged to ‘put communities first’ and vote down library budget cuts 
http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/councillors_urged_to_put_communities_first_and_vote_down_library_budget_cuts_1_4880464

Local Guardian : 6th February
Improvement works begin on £500,000 upgrade at Kingston libraries 
http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/15073701.Improvement_works_begin_on___500_000_upgrade_at_Kingston_libraries/

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