Love Letters to Libraries

Send your love to the quiet champions of reading and tell them why they are important to you.

Did a library inspire your love of reading, give you a quiet place to study or open the door to new places? We want to explore the impact libraries have on our lives and tell them just how important they are. Drop them a line to say you care by downloading our letter template below, penning your letter and sending it straight to your local or school library. 

Jackie Kay's love letter, Dear Libraries was used to inspire five Artworks For Libraries during Book Week Scotland.

Many authors and illustrators have already written love letters to their favourite libraries:

Alan Bissett
Alex Gray

Alison Irvine
Anne Donovan
Francesca Simon
Helen Grant
J David Simons
Joanne Harris
Kate Tough
Lari Don
Lesley McDowell
Emily Mackenzie
Lin Anderson
Paul Cuddihy
Maggie Craig
Paul Lyalls
Piet Grobler
Richard Holloway
Ross King
Shari Low
Steve Backshall
John Cairney
Zoe Venditozzi

If you'd like to find your nearest library, Find My Library will help you locate it.

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