THE BOOKSELLER : 29th April
Library usage falls 14.3 percentage points since 2005 \
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-usage-has-fallen-143-2005-328058

Lancaster Guardian : 29th April
‘Ridiculous’ to axe library after £300,000 refurb
Bolton-le-Sands
http://www.lancasterguardian.co.uk/news/local/ridiculous-to-axe-library-after-refurb-1-7881510

London Evening Standard : 29th April
Council accused over plans to lease Kensington’s oldest library to private school
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/council-accused-over-plans-to-lease-kensingtons-oldest-library-to-private-school-a3236501.html

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