• Free books to browse and borrow At least 6 free books per person
• A wide range of reading resources From bestsellers to new and older titles, books you won’t find in your bookshop, talking and large print books, magazines, newspapers and text books
• Any book from anywhere Order any book through your library (even out of print books)
• A community of readers Connect to other readers through reading groups and recommendations
• Modernised, customer friendly services, right for the community Convenient opening hours to suit local people Easy to join, get answers to questions and borrow books, CDs and DVDs
• Internet for all Every library has computers and staff trained to help you use them
• 24 hour access Through your library’s online catalogue, online reference and other services
• Expert, helpful staff To answer your questions and offer advice on reading and information
• Free, independent information From a trustworthy source
• Events programme Regular events, including activities for readers and author visits
• Family activities Family reading and learning activities – baby rhyme time, homework clubs, holiday reading challenges...
• A place for young people A safe local space with things to do
• Help with learning Resources and advice for learning, including improving reading and writing skills
• A well maintained and equipped building A safe, accessible, local community space that’s a pleasure to visit
• Have your say and get involved The best libraries have a lot to offer you. To find your local library go to www.peoplesnetwork.gov.uk
And then there is the audio collection too. When did you last discover your library?
I am going to expore whether they will get me a book that is on my list to read and that does not seem to be on the catalogue.
Thank you Nat for your comment and putting me in touch with the Love Libraries website