Future Library Services
What has happened so far?
Discussions have started with groups in each district. These
groups include councillors from local and county councils, and
No decisions have been made about any library so over the next
few months these groups will start local debates.
Useful documents relating to the Society of Chief Librarians -
National Offers and the Select Committee reports on Library
Closures plus the Government response are now to be found in the
Useful Documents box.
Join the conversation
We want to work with you and your community to find new and
efficient ways to run your local library. Do you have any
ideas or comments about library services in your area? Tell us what
you'd like by contacting the FLS Team (see
'Contact Us' box).
Find out more
Watch the following short film to find out about
Did you know that 18,632 books were borrowed each day (on
average) between April and June 2012, from libraries and
mobile libraries in Kent?
For more statistics and performance data, read the
performance review (Word, 31k).
To help inform local discussions we have compiled more
information and statistics about library services in each
If you have an idea, a comment or a question or would like more
information or statistics about a specific library or an aspect of
the service, please email email@example.com.