Links and resources

If you want to find out more about championing and celebrating libraries in all sectors and promoting the good work that they do, try the following resources:

Voices for the Library
A place for everyone who loves libraries to share their stories and experiences of the value of public libraries.
Public Libraries News
A site that collates public library news from around the country as well as interesting articles fron the UK and overseas. You’ll find a tally of the latest cuts and a detailed breakdown of everything happening locally as well as actions to participate in.
The Library Campaign
An independent national organisation set up in 1984 to support Friends of Library groups and to campaign for improved services in publicly-funded libraries.
Alan Gibbons’ Campaign for the Book
set up by the children’s author, Alan Gibbons, and was formally launched in late September 2008 to fight cuts in school libraries, and to defend the place of books in libraries.
They Work For You
A site that helps you find out what your MP, MSP or MLA is doing in your name, read about parliamentary debates and written answers, see what’s coming up in Parliament, and sign up for email alerts when there’s past or future activity on someone or something you’re interested in.
SHOUT ABOUT School Libraries
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals’ campaign to SHOUT ABOUT school libraries and school librarians, celebrating all that they do. In association with the School Library Association and the Association of Senior Childrens and Education Librarians. 
Women’s Institute Love Libraries campaign
The National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) has launched the Love Your Libraries campaign after the resolution on libraries was passed at the 2011 AGM in Liverpool with a 98% majority.
UNISON campaign materials
UNISON believes a good public library service is at the heart of the community and wants to make sure that library services are protected and invested in so that local people and communities can enjoy and benefit from them now and in the future.
Fight for Libraries
The Bookseller’s campaign aims to provide a focal point for campaigners, librarians and the book trade to Fight for Libraries. You can use this site to post your campaign links and views.