My local libraries

If you were in any doubt that in any relative distance, north, south, east or west, from where you are living, that there is a plethora of knowledge, social culture, history and technology, all for free, then look around you! Beautiful buildings, extensive collections, customer service and guidance…. Burnham On Sea Public Library The purpose-built […]

A history of saving Libraries

Why is it that we always seem to be fighting to save our Libraries when they’re importance and place in the community has been evident since the days of the bibliothekai of the Library of Alexandria set up by the Ptolemaic kings at the end of the third century BC? It’s time to address the […]

Libraries and the English culture

Newspaper article headlines today support libraries……….. Time for a quiet rebellion over library closures Now I think its safe to say I’m a bit of a literary addict, and this has to go down as one of my all time favourite quotes: When musing on his blindness, Jorge Luis Borges “imagined that paradise will be […]