VftL member Jo Anderson was interviewed on BBC Gloucestershire today. Jo was talking in her role as Chair of Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries, about proposed cuts to libraries in the area, and highlighted a number of reasons why publicly funded libraries remain an essential service. The program is available on BBC iPlayer for the next 7 days. The segment on libraries begins at about 2hrs 19 mins into the program.
Another VftL member has also been interviewed recently: Bethan Ruddock recorded a podcast to promote VftL’s apperance at the SLA Europe ‘Marketing Libraries outside the Echo Chamber‘ event. The podcast is available on the SLA Europe website.