THE INDEPENDENT : 24th May
London library closures cost local council three times more than keeping them open
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/lambeth-council-london-library-closures-cost-three-times-more-than-it-did-to-keep-them-open-a7043921.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 24th May
Stephen Fry backs libraries in poster campaign
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/stephen-fry-becomes-cilips-poster-boy-save-libraries-330283

Booktrade Info : 24th May
Stephen Fry Supports Library Poster Campaign
http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/64639

THE BOOKSELLER : 24th May
Ardagh pens open letter to Simon Cowell
Bestselling children’s author Philip Ardagh has penned an open letter to Simon Cowell recommending he enlist the services of a librarian in discovering good children’s books after he called them all “boring”.
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/ardagh-writes-cowell-following-boring-books-comment-330300

Socialist Worker : 24th May
The battle is on to stop library cuts—now unions must coordinate action
https://socialistworker.co.uk/art/42799/The+battle+is+on+to+stop+library+cuts%E2%80%94now+unions+must+coordinate+action

2BR Radio : 24th May
Lancashire | Petition “fuels rumours” of library closure
A petition launched to save Padiham Library has been accused of creating worry over its future.
http://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/1988013/petition-fuels-rumours-of-library-closure/

North London Today : 24th May
Enfield | Library revamp set to go ahead despite council cut-backs
http://www.northlondon-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=110871&headline=Library%20revamp%20set%20to%20go%20ahead%20despite%20council%20cut-backs&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016

East London Lines : 22nd May
Protesters march to save Lewisham libraries
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http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2016/05/protesters-march-to-save-lewisham-libraries/

Shropshire Star : 20th May
Comedian Jo Brand wades into fight for Ludlow Library
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2016/05/20/comedian-jo-brand-calls-for-ludlow-library-to-be-saved/

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