THE BOOKSELLER : 12th August
Birmingham Council confirms ‘pause’ on library book fund 
+ Laura Swaffield, The Library Campaign, is quoted 

Birmingham Mail
Birmingham libraries banned from buying new books by city council 

BBC News : 12th August
Birmingham libraries stop buying books

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th August
Outrage as Birmingham Libraries appeal for book donations

Outrage as city with new £188m library ask readers for help buying books
+ Elizabeth Ash, The Library Campaign, is quoted

Birmingham Post : 12th August
Authors condemn latest Library of Birmingham debacle 

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th August
Gibbons reissues call for head-to-head debate with Vaizey

Alan Gibbons Diary : 12th August
Time to debate libraries
Full text of Alan’s ‘Open Letter’ to Ed Vaizey

Booktrade Info : 12th August
Ed Vaizey accepts challenge from writer Alan Gibbons to debate the health of public libraries

The Star : 12th August
Sheffield | People’s wishes over-ruled  

Ross Gazette : 12th August
Herefordshire | New fight to save Ross Library 

Hinckley Times : 12th August
Leicestershire Library use falls as county sites look to a new chapter 

The Courier : 12th August
Fife Decision on library closures postponed, but there is no ‘plan B’

South Yorkshire Times : 12th August
Dolly Parton book scheme in Rotherham to be scrapped, council confirms

Kilburn Library

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