Local authority budget cuts and changes in use mean that a lot of libraries have faced shortages or even closure in the past few years.
However, even in the digital age libraries are important hubs for the local community, and many have chosen to raise money for their renovation or construction by crowdfunding. Here are some examples of people who have successfully raised money for libraries by crowdfunding.
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How does crowdfunding work
What is crowdfunding, and how can you use it to fund your appeal.
Become a crowdfunding superstar
See how to tell your story, update your supporters, and share your page to achieve success.
How to verify your account
Find out how to verify your account so that you can begin receiving funds.