Library News Round-up: 3 August 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd August
Five Liverpool libraries ‘ready for community groups’
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/five-liverpool-libraries-ready-community-groups-308377 


BBC News : 3rd August
Reading for pleasure ‘boosts social relations’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-33733356 


THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd August
Reading improves emotional health, says report
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/reading-improves-emotional-health-says-report-308374

READING AGENCY | Research Report ‘The impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment’

http://readingagency.org.uk/news/The%20Impact%20of%20Reading%20for%20Pleasure%20and%20Empowerment.pdf


READING AGENCY : 3rd August

Blog Why is reading for pleasure important?
http://readingagency.org.uk/news/blog/why-is-reading-for-pleasure-important.html

 

Booktrade Info : 3rd August
Reading For Pleasure Builds Empathy And Improves Well Being, Research From The Reading Agency Finds
http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/60703


Yorkshire Post : 3rd August
New chapter for Yorkshire’s libraries… but who’s writing it?
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/features/new-chapter-for-yorkshire-s-libraries-but-who-s-writing-it-1-7389813

Yorkshire Post : 3rd August
Book End Battle
Neil Hudson is the Assistant Features Editor
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/book-end-battle-1-7389845


Lincolnshire Echo : 3rd August 
Last minute bid by Lincoln community group to take on Boultham library
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/minute-bid-Lincoln-community-group-Boultham/story-27535332-detail/story.html 


Champion News : 3rd August
Liverpool Council hand over library reins to community groups
inc details of these “community-based organisations” 
http://www.champnews.com/newsstory.aspx?story=3068865 


Blackmore Vale Magazine
Dorset | Letter A mum’s view of libraries
http://www.blackmorevale.co.uk/Letter-mum-s-view-libraries/story-27535279-detail/story.html

Blackmore Vale Magazine
Dorset | Letter : Deputy Mayor speaks out in defence of library activities
http://www.blackmorevale.co.uk/Letter-Deputy-Mayor-speaks-defence-library/story-27535079-detail/story.html 


Local Guardian : 31st July
Merton Colliers Wood – Work underway on £1.2m new library ahead of open day
http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/NEWS/13521135.Work_underway_on___1_2m_new_library_ahead_of_open_day/

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