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“What was the last book you borrowed from a public library?”

Just because you can, I [Jules] sent out this question to my social media “friends”: “What was the last book you borrowed from a public library?” And this was the response; an unscientific snapshot of what some people are using their local Public Library for… … Continue reading

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South coast libraries

We’re just completing a campaign for seven south coast library regions. They’re making good use of their Library Bookmarks to promote various library services – these bookmarks are backed by sponsorship about ‘Complan’ – “Whenever you need a little extra … Continue reading

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We asked people… “How often you read a book per week?”

We asked people, and they told us: “How often you read a book per week?” On average, they pick up a book 8.5 times a week. “Would you use a bookmark if given one?” 92% use bookmarks “How often you … Continue reading

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Something to play with…

We all like something to pay with, be it bubble-wrap, beer mats or blue-tack… Bookmarks can utilise this hand-based habit with engaging puzzles, pop-outs and pastimes! Unique formats like our road safety “reaction tester” and six-page “phone card” have proved … Continue reading

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It’s never been so popular…

66% of us read in our free time, making reading more popular than gardening. the cinema, theatres, concerts and DIY. Reading has never been so popular, and use of digital e-readers and such has made it even more accessible.  But … Continue reading

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Free? Are you sure?

’nuff said. Thanks: itsateenagelibrarything and bound4escape 🙂

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Library Users – Young Families – 76 % of children aged 5 to 10

76% of 5-10 year olds and 39% of adults visited a public library in the last year. 76 % of children aged 5 to 10 71% of children aged 11 to 15 36 % of young people aged 16-24 39% adults aged 16-74 43 … Continue reading

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This year’s “Millionaires” – an update!

Six children’s writers appear in the Top 10 Most Borrowed  in UK libraries. See the latest PLR data Children’s Borrowing still on the increase …the crucial role played by libraries in encouraging children to read is also confirmed by the latest figures (CIPFA) which show … Continue reading

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“The Millionaires”

Did you know? Five authors clocked up over 1 million library loans in 2010-2011: 1. James Patterson 2. Daisy Meadows 3. Nora Roberts 4. Jacqueline Wilson 5. Francesca Simon You can check out the borrowing habits of the nation here: … Continue reading

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Library Bookmarks – in a nut shell…

Highly-effective targeted promotional bookmarks; designed, produced and distributed throughout the UK. A massive audience for your promotion.  take a look Free Library Bookmarks to… 36 million UK Public Library Members.  9 million School Children and 1 million FE college students in the UK. 3 million Students and … Continue reading

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