"The number of adults using public libraries at least once a year has fallen from 48.2 per cent in 2005/06 to just 39.4 per cent in 2009/10 according to Government statistics. The number of people who visit a library on a weekly basis has dropped by 32 per cent in five years to just 5.4 per cent. Libraries are expected to face significant cuts as councils are told to reduce their budgets. In some rural areas, such as Hudswell in the Yorkshire Dales, closures have forced residents to set up volunteer-staffed libraries in the local pub. Meanwhile, the villagers of Westbury-sub-Mendip in Somerset have created what could be the world's smallest library in a former red telephone box"