THE BIG ISSUE : 2nd September
Andrew Carnegie: the billionaire benefactor of Great Britain 
(Sydenham Library, Lewisham) A petition was launched to keep it open, but it took local business owner Darren Taylor, who had already saved two other libraries in the area, to save it…..

Public Libraries News : 1st September
A postcard from the past about what the future might have been: Birmingham opens at last
A bumper edition of news today due to having to catch up with two weeks of news.

Sunderland Echo : 2nd September
‘Hands off our libraries’ – campaigners march through Sunderland in fight against service cuts

Sunderland Echo : 2nd September
Letter Poor will lose out in library closures
As we are all now well aware, Sunderland City Council is planning to close nine libraries across the city to make £850,000 worth of budget cuts. What the council is not advertising is the fact that some of these libraries will be in the city’s most deprived areas …

Spalding Today : 2nd September
Letter Holbeach Library: Please answer these questions Mr Worth

This Is Lincolnshire : 2nd September
Alford Library closure ‘would take heart out of community’

This Is Somerset : 2nd September
Bristol | Letter:  Library change is not in their gift

Guardian Series : 2nd September
Sutton’s library opening hours cut in council cash-saving bid

Guardian Series : 2nd September
Merton Council puts forward plans to extend library opening hours

Sunderland libraries marching

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