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Bobby Seagull pens love letter to libraries and their vital post-Covid role

1 month ago   |   By The Big Issue

Before he went viral on University Challenge, Bobby Seagull was a huge fan of libraries.
Now the teacher, author and presenter has penned an impassioned essay for The Big Issue on the pivotal role they have played in his own life - and their huge importance in our post-Covid world.
The UK library association CILIP's latest Library Champion revealed that time spent home-schooling during lockdown has “highlighted some home truths”.
Writing in this week's magazine, he said: “While studying online at home can help learners during unprecedented times like these, Covid-19 has also revealed the...
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