Almost 39,000 cups of tea later

May 2024

Wakefield Libraries operates across 12 different sites and offered Warm Spaces from October 2023 until the end of March 2024. Over that time, the service gave out 38,991 cups of tea or coffee and provided board games for 297 people. Wakefield Libraries also signposted 39 people toother organisations that could help them.

The Big Issue wrote about Wakefield Libraries Warm Spaces in this article.

Andrea Milligan, senior library officer for health and wellbeing at Wakefield Council, shared these images of people enjoying the welcome at Wakefield Libraries.

We’re so grateful and Andrea and the whole team at Wakefield Libraries for creating and running Warm Spaces over the past winter.

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