The role of Arts Council England (ACE) in supporting public libraries could be put under the spotlight with the announcement of an inquiry into its work.
What are you doing for this year’s National Libraries Day? The annual celebration of libraries of all shapes and sizes, all around the UK, is happening this year on Saturday February 8.
The key issue for libraries in North Herts and Stevenage right now is the Hertfordshire Libraries consultation – and We Heart Libraries believes it is essential that as many people as possible take part.
Now is a really important time if you’re a supporter of library services in Hertfordshire. A consultation to decide how libraries will be run over the next 10 years is currently under way and it is vital that as many people as possible have their say.
If you have a view about the library opening hours that have been in place since June 2011 then we need to hear from you as soon as possible.
A writer researching the impact of public libraries on the causes and symptoms of poverty is looking for information to inform her understanding of these issues. She is also interested in learning more about the impact of funding cuts.
Arts Council England, which now has some responsibility for developing public libraries in England, is holding a consultation project to inform its future plans.
If you believe in the importance of school libraries and would like to do something to help support them, now’s your chance.
Do you have a vision for how public libraries should operate in the future? Let your imagination run wild for a while. Money no object (or, at least, don’t let it constrain your ideas at the moment).