Librarians have insisted that a new pilot project for ''staffless libraries will not put their profession under threat.
From May, self-service technology is being installed in six libraries around the country at a cost of €120,000 to allow the public to check out and return books themselves.
The libraries will be open seven days a week from 8am to 10pm for the first time. However, librarians will continue to be in the branches during the...
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