The aim of Libraries for Life 2008-11 was to improve library and information services in Wales. This report is an independent evaluation of the programme. The report:
* evaluates the programme's six work strands;
* assesses the development of libraries between 2008-11;
* evaluates the aims and objectives of the programme;
* measures the impact of the programme on library services in Wales.
The report includes a wide range of data from staff, library users and non-users, obtained using various research methods. It includes ground-breaking research using the Social Return on Investment (SROI) model