Libraries in the United Kingdom - Statistics & Facts
Libraries organize, collect and maintain a great variety of materials and information sources, from books by single authors to audiovisual media and historical documents like manuscripts, drawings and cartographic items. Public libraries often serve as key community resources—providing public access to technology, community gathering spaces, work spaces and adult education classes. Free internet access is one of the most important library services provided, according to library users in the United Kingdom.
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