Robin Ince: the library is a centre of empathy we cannot afford to lose
In Sheffield, the evidence is clear that the library enriches the community, far beyond the books on the shelves
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.