Sieghart’s Independent Library Report for England

Libraries are facing unprecedented cuts and closures up and down the UK. A new report adds very little to the debate. Lauren Smith has an excellent first look at the shortcomings of the Sieghart report.

“WiFi. Yes, god, yes. It blows my mind that all public libraries don’t already have WiFi, but it’s for two reasons: 1) there’s no money 2) local authorities make it an absolute nightmare for libraries to install it.”

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