Library services

Examples of best practice from local authorities and other organisations in the provision of rural library services.

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 14:54

New Look, No Shush!

Delivering library services in North Yorkshire

Monday, 16 April 2012 11:37

Using volunteers to run rural libraries

Training up a cohort of community volunteers as library staff has brought benefits in Wiltshire.

Co-locating a branch library with a social enterprise brings multiple benefits in Shropshire.

Monday, 16 April 2012 09:09

Mobile libraries that meet top standards

Mobile libraries in east Yorkshire provide the same quality of services found in branch libraries.

Monday, 16 April 2012 08:36

Co-locating libraries in village schools

How Cornwall Council used a cost-effective solution to offer a quality library service to rural communities.


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For the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rural Services, click here.

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