What’s the point of libraries?

Library activists from Walsall and Hampshire explain the reality behind the stats that funding has been decimated and libraries are closing at an alarming rate

Magazine, Uncategorized on the Magazine site.

Standing up to the ‘easycouncil’

Our members in Barnet have been at the sharp end, with the council outsourcing anything it can. The spirit shown by our library workers today is a tremendous example to us all – and we will stand by them as they fight for their jobs.

Union campaign saves local libraries

Neath Port Talbot reverses plans to close libraries, mobile library service and museum after UNISON-organised petition

Library worker Shazzia Rock reads to a group of children

Yoga, stand-up comedy, singing children and books…

All in a day’s work for today’s librarian