MSN News : 2nd July
More children are enjoying reading
More than half of youngsters in the UK (53.3%) now say they enjoy reading “very much” or “quite a lot” – the highest level recorded by the National Literacy Trust (NLT) in eight years.
http://news.uk.msn.com/more-children-are-enjoying-reading

Star Tribune : 2nd July
Financial pressures will end World Book Night USA.
http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/blogs/265528871.html

Enfield Independent : 2nd July
Palmers Green Library set to close for year-long makeover
http://www.enfieldindependent.co.uk/news/11313778.Library_set_to_close_for_year_long_makeover/

Daily Record : 2nd July
East Renfrewshire Council leisure service transfer plans sparks job fears
When asked if existing terms and conditions would be honoured by the trust for a minimum period of time, she admitted: “Basically not.”
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/east-renfrewshire-council-leisure-service-3800705

Co-operative News : 1st July
Community shops sector continues to grow
…  adding additional services to shops that go beyond a core retail offering – services such as book swaps and libraries, cafés, meeting rooms for clubs and societies, recycling centres, parcel collection and delivery points, bakeries, and community gardens.
http://www.thenews.coop/87017/news/general/community-shops-sector-continues-to-grow/#.U7P0s0AUpNE

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Libraries News Round up: 5th October 2014

Derry Journal : 5th OctoberNI | Libraries - 'Civil disobedience may be only way'http://www.derryjournal.com/what-s-on/arts-culture/civil-disobedience-may-be-only-way-1-6338665Leicester Mercury : 5th OctoberA partnership to save our librariesDiscusses role of volunteers elsewhere, inc Oxfordshire, Bucks and Warwickshirehttp://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/partnership-save-libraries/story-23046130-detail/story.htmlHereford…

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