Library funding in the UK 2019-20

‘I would never have become an author if it hadn’t been for my local library as a child'

Malorie Blackman

‘Whether it is helping businesses go online, providing access to reliable information or keeping kids engaged and learning, libraries play a vital role in getting communities back on their feet’

Nick Poole, CEO, CILIP

Figures are for the entire UK (England, Wales, Scotland and N. Ireland unless otherwise stated).



UK Library funding 2020

Headline statistics on library funding in the UK from CIPFA and Libraries NI for 2019/20.