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Initiatives and impact

Measuring our impact: Independent research into our social value

Independent, in-depth research commissioned by Suffolk Libraries shows the vital and previously unseen contribution libraries make to people’s lives in the county, saving the public and organisations millions of pounds a year.

The impact report Suffolk Libraries: A Predictive Impact Analysis by independent consultants Moore Kingston Smith estimates that every £1 spent on just three of Suffolk Libraries’ services creates £8.04 in ‘social value’. This is based on a study of three of Suffolk Libraries’ key activities – early years sessions for under-fives (Baby Bounce and Tot Rock), Top Time sessions for older people and Open Space groups. The report found these three activities alone generate just under £2m of social value every year.

Suffolk Libraries: A Predictive Impact Analysis

Moore Kingston Smith research into the impact three key activities have on the people of Suffolk.

Download the report (PDF)

Cover of the impact analysis report.