Campaigners says publishers 'not interested' in library fight

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 11:06 Library campaigner Tim Coates called on publishers to get involved in the fight to save public libraries, warning that the 500 currently threatened with closure will be followed by many more without action to protect the service. Speaking at the “Books and Public Libraries in the UK” LBF seminar, in the wake of the London borough of Brent Council’s decision to go ahead with the closure of six libraries, Coates said: “We’ll see 500 [go] this year, and we’ll see another 1,000 next year once councils see they can get away with it.” read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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