This is a special post for the many hundreds of people who are coming to this site from the BBC news footage.

For detailed linked reports to what is happening in your library service, choose from the links below:

For a list of libraries that have turned volunteer, see:

For a list of new or refurbished libraries, see:

For reasons for libraries, see:

For ways libraries are changing, see:

Thank you, and remember to visit your local library!