Daily Archives: February 7, 2015

National Libraries Day-Reading is living…

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This is sooo important. We have a moarvellous library system in this country and we MUST fight to hang onto them…

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Today in the Uk we have National Libraries Day. This is at a time when we are regularly reading, hearing and seeing news about many local and national libraries closing down and seriously struggling due to the recession and financial cuts.
Many of our libraries are seeing most or some of their staff cut or dropped, and many that communities have visited and known all their lives now closing down.
Many people may not go along to their local libraries often these days- there are so many things in our lives that can distract and entertain us, from our phones, internet, video games, television and more- and some people may have the view that libraries are increasingly irrelevant in modern times. This is not exactly true I think.
The main city library where I live in Manchester has only just reopened after a few years, and it is now a…

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