Public Consultation - Draft Strategy for Public Libraries 2013 - 2017

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government invites comments from interested parties on the draft Strategy for Public Libraries 2013 – 2017. The draft public libraries strategy is an initiative of the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, the County and City Managers’ Association and the Local Government Management Agency. It sets out a plan for the systematic growth and development of public libraries in Ireland for the period 2013 to 2017 in the context of people’s changing needs, Government policy and the current and predicted economic, social and cultural environment.

A consultation document , the draft strategy on which comments are sought and templates for comments are available below:

Submission Return Details 

Comments on this public consultation should be submitted by email or by post no later than 5pm on Friday 11 October 2013 to one of the addresses below:


Post: Libraries Development,
Local Government Management Agency,
Local Government House,
35 – 39 Ushers Quay,
Dublin 8.

What We Will Do With Your Response

All submissions and comments submittedmay be placed on the Department’s website.

Terms and Conditions

Please note that all submissions and comments submitted to the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government for this purpose are subject to release under the Freedom of Information Acts 1997 and 2003.

Sub topic 

Status History

Status - Closed
Friday, October 11, 2013