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.