Fed up with the ‘libraries are irrelevant’ brigade?

Tell them the facts – people visit libraries almost twice as often as the cinema and far, far more than theatre or even football.

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That’s 772,000 people a day, or 536 per minute!

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Super-librarian Ned Potter has come up with some great statistics, and
some great ways to present them.

What’s more, they are meticulously documented – and free to everyone
to use and adapt.

Very much in the spirit of public libraries…

See: 
http://www.ned-potter.com/blog/visiting-libraries-is-the-most-popular-activity-in-the-uk-spread-these-resources-far-and-wide

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