UK: Just Released: “A New Chapter – Public Library Services in the 21st Century”
A new report released by the Carnegie UK Trust.
From the News Release
The Trust argues that public libraries can’t stand still in a changing world. Library services and buildings need to respond to the challenges and opportunities of reduced public spending, the digital age, and changes in lifestyles.
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The Carnegie UK Trust said in a report that libraries were at a “crossroads”.
The warning came as an Ipsos-Mori poll conducted for the trust suggested 76% of Scots thought libraries were still important or essential to their community.
It also suggested 61% of Scots used a library at least once in the past year.
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