to other useful organisations
Clapton Library Users Group
This group was established in 2002 in the wake of an averted threat to
close the library. It advises on, and supports, developments at the library.
Libraries are part of the Department of Community and Environment.
Life for Londoners
An alliance of library user groups and supporters
"We call for a comprehensive, high quality, well-managed, and accessible
library service for all Londoners: and we seek to emphasise the social,
educational, economic, and cultural importance to every section of the
community. We want to see libraries higher up the political agenda."
London Libraries Development
The London Libraries Development Agency (or LLDA) has been created to
develop a co-ordinated strategic vision for library and information services
Information for Social
A group and journal for radical/activist library and information workers.
See the site for archive of important articles.
We are an independent national organisation set up in 1984 to support
Friends of Library groups and to campaign for improved services in publicly
for Culture, Media and Sport
The government department responsible for libraries.