Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Draft Strategy for Public Libraries 2013 - 2017

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government invites comments from interested parties on the draft Strategy for Public Libraries 2013 – 2017. The draft public libraries strategy is an initiative of the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, the County and City Managers’ Association and the Local Government Management Agency. It sets out a plan for the systematic growth and development of public libraries in Ireland for the period 2013 to 2017 in the context of people’s changing needs, Government policy and the current and predicted economic, social and cultural environment.
A consultation document, the draft strategy on which comments are sought and templates for comments are available below:
Comments on this public consultation should be submitted by email or by post no later than 5pm on Friday 11 October 2013 to one of the addresses below:
Libraries Development,
Local Government Management Agency,
Local Government House,
35 – 39 Ushers Quay,
Dublin 8.

* Please note that comment forms are available at all four branch libraries of Sligo County Library Service.*