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Libraries, archives and heritage

Millions of people use public libraries. Library services do not stand alone - they support other public services to achieve outcomes that are needed for individuals and communities to flourish.

The LGA are co-sponsors of the Libraries Taskforce and play an active role in achieving several of the priority actions listed in Libraries Deliver: Ambition - the first government strategy for libraries to be jointly endorsed by both central and local government.