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…


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Libraries News Round-up: 2 March 2018

The Guardian: 1 March Northamptonshire announces 'heavily reduced' libraries plan – on World Book Day https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/01/northamptonshire-libraries-open-one-day-a-week-world-book-day Northamptonshire Telegraph: 2 March Northants County Council U-turn over library opening hours https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/northants-county-council-u-turn-over-library-opening-hours-1-8400683 The…

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