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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Campaigners condemn council after Kensal Rise library is emptied at night (UK)

Campaigners condemn council after library is emptied at night (UK)Campaigners fighting the closure of a London library opened by Mark Twain in 1900 have accused the Brent council leader of betrayal after the library was stripped of books and other property in the middle of the night. Workers assisted by police officers entered Kensal Rise library between 2am and 3am on Tuesday, removing furniture, murals painted in the 1930s for the library and plaques commemorating the library's opening by Twain along with the books, according to campaigners

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