This Is Lincolnshire : 27th August
Villagers hand in 7,800 name petition in library closure threat protest
They made the 100-mile round trip from Deeping St James in the south of the county to present it to officials at county council headquarters in Lincoln.
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Villagers-hand-7-800-petition-library-closure/story-19712697-detail/story.html

Stamford Mercury : 27th August
Deepings Library campaigners to hand in petition to county council
More than 7,800 people have signed the petition to save Deepings Library, in High Street, Market Deeping.
http://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news/community/community-news/deepings-library-campaigners-to-hand-in-petition-to-county-council-1-5427366

Communities Against the Cuts : 26th August
Birmingham | Library users will sit on new Strategic Library board
http://communitiesagainstthecuts.com/2013/08/26/library-users-will-sit-on-new-strategic-library-board/

 BOOKSELLER : 27th August
Cressida Cowell to live-stream schools event 
HCB has teamed up with online video specialists Stream UK to bring Cowell’s event live from Southfield Library in Wandsworth, where she is appearing in front of a live audience of local schoolchildren, to reach “thousands” of pupils via a link-up with The Reading Agency.
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cressida-cowell-live-stream-schools-event.html

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