A novel idea for libraries

280212 Librarian fiona aitken at linlithgow library.
280212 Librarian fiona aitken at linlithgow library.
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TO mark world book day, we looked back on the changing attitudes to libraries over the last century.

100 years ago there was a fight to keep novels out of the library - which was seen as a place for serious learning only.

To find out who won the battle, and what modern day librarians like Fiona Aitken, pictured, think should be on offer today, see this week’s Journal and Gazette, on sale from Friday, March 2.