Library plans and strategies

These documents tell you in detail about the policies and plans that help us to develop your library service.

Read more about how we're building new and refurbished libraries, enriching the culture of East Sussex and our other priorities and performance in:

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Strategy for library services for children and young people in East Sussex (69k)
How we will develop library services for children of all ages, including action plan for 2009 to 2012. Published December 2009 (14 pages)
Equal access strategy (117k)
Providing library and information services for people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic communities and other people at risk of social exclusion. Published November 2012 (17 pages)
Vision for Library and Information Services 2013-16 (442k)
Vision- policy
Local studies strategy 2009 to 2012 (41k)
Priorities for developing local studies services, making libraries the first point of contact for local studies and providing a local studies centre of excellence in Hastings. Published December 2009 (5 pages)
Mobile services strategy (201k)
Our strategy for providing modern library services for all, especially older people and rural communities, including improved access to council services and learning opportunities. Published January 2011 (10 pages)
Stock Strategy and Policy 2009-2012 (188k)
Our strategy to provide customers with library stock of quality, diversity and currency using the best supply options available to us. Published April 2011 (25 pages)
Equality impact assessment summary report for the Vision for Library and Information Services 2013 – 2016 (120k)
Vision - Policy