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Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Why libraries must be saved: Tony Parsons, Kate Mosse, Julia Donaldson and Carol Ann Duffy back campaign (UK)

"They are the public's treasure troves of knowledge and the written word. But more than 450 libraries face closure across Britain under ruthless government budget slashing. An incredible 310 million books were borrowed last year. And this weekend a national Save Our Libraries Day highlighted their importance to all of us. Here, four of Britain's best-known writers explain why we cannot afford to lose these much-loved centres" - Mirror

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