Libraries will rely on volunteers to survive, says report
More and more books will be distributed from shops, churches and village halls, predict local government and library bodies
Libraries will increasingly rely on volunteers and community groups, with more books distributed from shops and village halls, according to a report released on Friday from the Local Government Association (LGA) and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA).
Saturday, 6 August, 2011
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