Tag: National Literacy Trust

Libraries News Round-up: 6 December 2017

Express & Star: 6 December Walsall’s Central Library to shut for 10 months in £4.3m revamp The work will see Central Library redesigned as a ‘hub’, incorporating the local history centre and archive, a cafe, and computer lounge. https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/walsall/2017/12/06/library-to-shut-for-ten-months/ Shropshire Star:…

Library News Round-up: 14 July 2015

BBC Radio Gloucester : 14th JulyCILIP CEO Nick Poole this a.m. talking about volunteer & community-managed libraries(starts 1:07:30)http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02vm9dv#autoTHE BOOKSELLER : 14th JulyNLT highlights link between literacy and healthhttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/nlt-highlights-link-between-literacy-and-health-307076National Literacy Trust | Report:  http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/research/nlt_research/6713_national_literacy_trust_hubs_understanding_the_role_of_literacy_in_public_health Bournemouth Echo : 14th JulyPoole | Council TODAY to consider axing mobile library…

Library News Round-up: 29 June 2015

Literacy Trust : 29th JuneReport from Read On. Get On. highlights ‘language skills gap’ at age 5 The report highlights the crucial role of local services, including children’s centres and librarieshttp://www.literacytrust.org.uk/news/6698_report_from_read_on_get_on_reveals_language_skills_gap_at_age_fiveReport – ‘Ready to Read’  http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/sites/default/files/images/Ready_to_Read.pdfLiverpool Echo : 20th JuneArts Council chief on…

Library News Round-up: 20 May 2015

BBC News – Education : 20th MayMore pupils ‘reading for pleasure’New research by the Literacy Trusthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32797986 BT.com : 20th MayMore children are enjoying reading “And government too should remember that literacy must first and foremost be enjoyed, if we are to engage…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Public Libraries News : 6th May Library Campaign’s call to action on volunteer libraries:  “Let’s…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. DAILY TELEGRAPH : 4th May The importance of instilling a need to read Jonathan Douglas…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd April 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Special thanks to @Teens4Libraries, currently helping out with our website. BBC News: 23rd April Volunteers…