Trusts

Libraries need not only by outsourced to volunteers or private companies.  There is a third way.  This is where a not-for-profit organisation takes over the running, normally being funded mainly by the parent local authority.

See these pages for information on the current situation and pros and cons:

Trusts: Pro

Trusts: Con

Trusts: GLL - One of the key players in taking over public library services examined.

Further reading