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Libraries – Are they on ‘borrowed’ time?

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We’re talking about libraries – an emotive subject which sees fiercely protective instincts kick-in when the words ‘budget cuts’ and ‘libraries’ are used in the same sentence.

We’re living in a time when the tide of austerity has not turned.  This means we need to think differently about libraries and the service they offer to residents and visitors.

Do libraries remain a vital resource, providing cultural enrichment for all, regardless of your age and background?

We’re speaking to three people in the know who can tell us more.