Massive increase in new library memberships

 

There has been a 467 percent increase in people taking e-learning courses through public libraries in the past month.

New membership rates in March have almost doubled compared to the same time last year.

There are over 100 online language courses available, and over 2,000 newspapers from over 100 countries.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, says now is great time for people to become aware of the services available: