How spending cuts have decimated public services since 2010, from libraries to youth clubs
Libraries, youth clubs, education and homelessness outreach are some of the services impacted by public spending cuts since 2010
Libraries are not just for books – they can help in heatwaves too
Libraries have become known as a haven for people looking to escape the cold, now they can do the same in heatwaves, writes librarian Ian Anstice.
‘A library for homeless people can offer more than books, it’s a space to be’
Streetreads Library has launched to offer homeless people a purpose-built facility in Edinburgh. Coordinator Emma Jardine explains why the service offers a safe space that other libraries can’t.