Library users in England 2017-18

‘Get your nose in a book! It doesn’t matter if your mum’s a cleaner and your dad’s a labourer…I just think, knock down these barriers of class.’

‘So I think it [library] a good place to start getting people to interact, to share the positive things of people’s cultures so people aren’t so wary.’

Envisioning the library of the future Phase 3: Understanding what people value about libraries, Arts Council England


Library users in England 2018

Headline statistics on library users in England from the DCMS Taking Part survey, 2017-18.