Library and Information Services, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Monday, 26 November 2012

Getting it Loud in Libraries - sound is turned off

Since 2005, there has been a BRILLIANT (no exaggeration) initiative bringing pop music to young people in public libraries around Britain.  It won awards, and rightly so.

Gigs were arranged, and teens/young adults flocked to hear them.  A disenfranchised group discovered that libraries were cool, and great places to borrow CDs and sheet music.

Now Lancashire Libraries has cut the funding.  Shame!  Read more ...

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