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Author: Sir Frank Chalton Francis
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Title: Independent Libraries in England: A Survey of Selected Institutional, Proprietary and Endowed Libraries
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Independent Libraries in England: A Survey of Selected Institutional, Proprietary and Endowed Libraries by Sir Frank Chalton Francis



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One of the most visited (2 million people annually), large, and straightforward Museum-Libraries in the world. Parliament decided, in 1753, to fund the purchase of manuscripts, and artifacts. The book is a memento to complement a visit, not a comprehensive or even "interesting" presentation. For example, the Museum has a serious Egypt collection, and the book has photographs. But the little shabti of Amenhetep III is an ugly afterthought of this bespoken afterlife. One of the gracious "facts" of British acquisition, however controversial, is its transparency.

Libraries Deliver: Ambition sets out the government’s and Taskforce’s vision for, and commitment to, public libraries in England and provides a focus for joint action. Published 1 December 2016 Last updated 28 September 2018 - see all updates. From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016 to 2021. This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Please tell us what format you need. PDF, . 5MB, 92 pages.

Libraries also run a wide range of other services, programmes and events. Here are some of the key facts about libraries, including the numbers of libraries and their usage, the demographics of library users and the outcomes of using libraries. Libraries in the UK (data from 2017-18). There are 3,618 public libraries (including mobile libraries) in the U. There are almost 8 million active borrowers at libraries in the U. Adults in upper socio-economic had a higher rate of library attendance than people in lower socio-economic groups (35% compared to 30%). Adults between 65 and 74 years old had higher rates of library attendance (37%) than adults in all other age groups, though this is closely followed by adults between 25 and 44 at 35%. Adults who were not working had higher rates of library attendance than those who were working (37% compared to 30%).

Public libraries can help promote literacy among children and adults by providing a number of services, such as book clubs and reading programmes. The provision of public library services in England and Wales are underpinned by the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964. Under this Act, local authorities have a statutory duty to provide comprehensive and efficient library services. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport explains that it is up to local authorities to determine how library services meet local needs.