Libraries are (of course) rallying round to help any Ukrainians who have managed to jump through all the Home office hoops and reach this country. And their hosts.
Libraries are (of course) the obvious first point of call for anyone who ever needs information, help and a friendly welcome.
So, well done Libraries Connected for producing a leaflet in Ukrainian that explains what public libraries offer. It’s fun to look at. There’s an English version as an essential back-up for most of us.
You can download both, free, to distribute at will, from
https://www.librariesconnected.org.uk/news/libraries-supporting-new-arrivals

Come to think of it, plenty of people – not just “new arrivals”- don’t know about everything that libraries offer them. That includes regular library users.
A simple leaflet like this should be part of the stock-in-trade of every single library. For mass distribution…

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Libraries News Round-up: 14 July 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 14th July Libraries affected by changes in ACE funding http://www.thebookseller.com/news/libraries-affected-changes-ace-funding-353971 Kidderminster Shuttle : 13th July Worcestershire | Council chiefs scale back cuts to library opening hours in Wyre Forest…

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