A new chapter for libraries
The rash of closures of local libraries by cash-stricken local authorities in England has prompted real (and justified) outrage of the kind only otherwise witnessed with the closure of hospitals. Libraries are seen as remnants of a real public realm; they are spaces that belong to citizens.

THE GUARDIAN : 29th August
As £188m Library of Birmingham opens, others continue to struggle

THE GUARDIAN : 30th August
Why public libraries are glamming up
Politicians have realised that they get more bang for their buck if they spend money on libraries rather than museum and gallery projects

Brent & Kilburn Times : 29th August
Campaigners urge Brent Council to refuse permission to convert Kensal Rise library into flats

Lancaster Guardian : 30th August
Bringing L for loud back into libraries

Kensal Rise Library

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