19 Nov 2012

Brought to book: boosting the profile of our libraries

We asked our Twitter followers if they agreed with novelist Jeanette Winterson, who says there needs to be a radical change in the way public libraries in this country are funded.

Earlier today, Channel 4 News asked Twitter followers whether they use their local library, and if not, what would make them go.

See below for some the responses. Click to follow Channel 4 News on Twitter.

Speaking ahead of a talk which will mark the tenth anniversary of the Reading Agency, Jeanette Winterson, author of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, told Channel 4 News Culture Editor Matthew Cain there needs to be a change in the way the government pays for libraries.