This conclusion summarises an overview of the innovative activities of public libraries, an examination of five public library industry leaders, a discussion of the trends influencing the delivery of innovative public library services and the identification of practical objectives and actions that libraries can incorporate into their own strategic planning and goal-setting. The quality and range of interesting and inspiring activities that public libraries have developed and implemented reveals the enthusiasm for innovation that public libraries possess. The willingness to invent, experiment and innovate that is demonstrated in the library services featured in this book will ensure that public libraries continue to be ...

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