Earlier last month, I happened to stumble upon a fantastic - and frankly rather stunning - essay in pictures, written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Chris Riddell. The topic of discussion? Why libraries are fundamental to our future, the unequivocal importance of reading, and the necessity of libraries and librarians in the lives of our children.
Then Libraries Week came along, which really got me thinking: when was the last time I stepped foot in a library? As the tumbleweed mockingly rolled across my mind, I was ashamed to realise that I couldn’t actually remember.