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Save Friern Barnet library from the council’s idiots

TO Friern Barnet Library, where “community librarians” (eight squatters) have gained access to the closed amenity. They vow to reopen the library, which was closed by cost-cutting Barnet council in April.

Squatter Dan, 31, tells the Evening Standard:

“Libraries are cultural hubs, there are lots of reasons why people need them. People need to read books — even in the age of the internet, libraries are really crucial.”

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Posted: 14th, September 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment

Stony Stratford Library Protest Goes Digital (Photos)

THE shelves are empty at the Stony Stratford library, near Milton Keynes. The residents have combined cards to withdraw their maximum allowance of books. They hope this will stop the council’s plans to close it as part of budget cuts.

Or else the council will say that library has no books to lend, refuse to pay the staff to man an empty library, shut the doors and never open them again.

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Posted: 16th, January 2011 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1)