Libraries Connected believes in the power of libraries to change lives.

Our vision is an inclusive, modern, sustainable and high quality public library service at the heart of every community in the UK. We work to promote the value of libraries, broker national partnerships, share best practice and drive innovation in the sector. 

Made by our members, we represent all the public library services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Libraries Connected President Ayub Khan and Past President Carol Stump

Starting out as a Saturday assistant in Birmingham libraries, Ayub spent his early career in education and children’s services and was later Project Officer for the award-winning new Library of Birmingham.

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A library shelf containing books; in the background is a woman with her back to the shot.

Libraries Connected today presents the findings of its March 2022 survey around library fines and publishes its library fine survey summary report.

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