Live chat with the Arts Council's Director, Libraries, Brian Ashley, Wednesday 5 June 2013.
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The Grants for the arts Libraries fund is open until March 2015, investing £6 million of the Arts Council's National Lottery money into projects delivered by public libraries or library authorities working in partnership with cultural organisations.
We’ve received a lot of interest in our research published last week, Community libraries – Learning from experience: guiding principles for local authorities. I thought it would be useful for me to reiterate some of the key findings from the research, and discuss how these informed our guiding principles.