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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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