Laois County Library Development Strategy 2018-2022
Laois County Library Services are developing a new strategy to plan for library services for the future, meeting the current and future demands of a growing and changing population in the county. The lending of books(and media) and the provision of high quality reading material remains a core function of public libraries. In addition public internet sessions , WIFI sessions and printing/scanning services continues to increase .Libraries now offer free cultural, heritage , literacy and literature events , providing educational supports and information resources for lifelong learning, providing free meeting spaces, study areas and access to digital and elearning supports. Libraries will have to meet the challenges of the ever growing digital world. In addition social inclusion and access for all citizens in the community continue to be a priority for public libraries in the county.
Laois County Library services are inviting public submissions
By online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W2KFKJ5
By email: Submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org – clearly marked by area of interest i.e. Creative Ireland /Arts/Sports/Library.
By post: Written submissions to be posted and clearly marked by area of interest to
Michael Rainey, Senior Executive Officer, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co Laois.
Bernie Foran County Librarian , Laois County Library Services , Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co Laois.
All submissions to be received not later than 4pm on Friday 26th January.