Libraries are not just for books – they can help in heatwaves too
Libraries have become known as a haven for people looking to escape the cold, now they can do the same in heatwaves, writes librarian Ian Anstice.
‘A library for homeless people can offer more than books, it’s a space to be’
Streetreads Library has launched to offer homeless people a purpose-built facility in Edinburgh. Coordinator Emma Jardine explains why the service offers a safe space that other libraries can’t.
Why Britain’s economy can’t afford to lose the public library
Nick Poole reiterates the importance access to books and information, making the economic case for the UK’s libraries