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Three London Tory councils say libraries will not close

BBC – “Three London councils have promised to keep their 21 libraries open by merging services but said 27 jobs, or 10% of staff, would be cut in the process.”

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Zadie Smith loses battle to save London library

Guardian – “Brent council votes in favour of closing Kensal Rise – along with five others – to improve services at its remaining libraries”

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The joy of e-reading

Prospect Magazine – “It’s a shame some libraries are closing, but this is not the end of civilisation. Quite the opposite.”

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Protesters stage overnight sit-in at New Cross library

BBC – “Protesters taking part in a national day of action over planned library closures have staged an all-night sit-in at a library in south-east London.”

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