The UK's public libraries are missing 25 million books, according to new figures from libraries body CIPFA, although the decline in books could be worse... Read more
In a sector rife with closures and cutbacks, public library usage among adults has declined by almost a third since 2005, according to new government... Read more
Swindon Council's scrutiny committee has passed plans to close two thirds of the town's libraries by the end of August 2017.
A total of 67 libraries have closed in Great Britain this year, while library funding has been slashed by £25m, figures from the Chartered Institute... Read more
Library campaigners have expressed their intense frustration at the continued non-appearance of the Libraries Taskforce's Ambition report on a national strategy for England's public libraries.... Read more
Following the UK's decision to leave the European Union, The Bookseller asked leaders in the book industry for their thoughts on the key issues that... Read more
Government minister Ed Vaizey has said "the library service is not in crisis”, whilst criticising the library closure figures claimed by campaigners and the BBC.... Read more
Libraries in York have been bolstered by a £97,000 grant from Arts Council England, but campaigners are worried their status as charities removes responsibility from... Read more
Campaigners have called for more action and less consultation concerning the threatened public library service following the publication of the Leadership for Libraries Taskforce’s latest... Read more
Visitors to the £183m Library of Birmingham have plummeted by almost 600,000 in a year.