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Tuesday 13 February 2018

Event: Library Lovers Day

Tomorrow, 14 February, is Library Lovers Day! What would your love letter to a library say?
Library Lovers Day is a chance for everyone to connect or reconnect with the library and share the library love. Share your #librarylove on social media and tell your local library, and the world, why you love libraries, or drop into your library and tell them in person -- your librarians will really appreciate it.
Did you know?
  • There is one public library service point for every 15,000 people in Australia, and more than seven out of ten public libraries are open for more than 30 hours per week.
  • More than 171 million items were lent to 8.6 million members of Australia’s public libraries and there were more than 112 million customer visits annually, that equates to more than 9 million visits per month.
  • There are 203 university libraries, used by around one million staff and students every year.
  • There are more than 9,000 school libraries and some 12 million people visit our National, State and Territory libraries every year.
  • Behind the scenes, 2,000-plus special libraries provide services for business users, lawyers, health professionals, government officials and other information consumers.