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 fundraising or crowdfunding. Here are some examples of people who have successfully raised
money for libraries.
Start fundraising for a charity that supports libraries. Take part in an event or do your own thing.