5 May 2021
Library users in Glasgow have reacted to closure proposals from the SNP-run council with weekends of read-ins and demonstrations at the threatened sites.
23 October 2019
27 May 2019
Essex County Council is facing fierce protests against cuts to its library service. A demonstration in Chelmsford on 8 June is the latest action to keep the pressure on the council.
22 November 2018
The government may have announced the end of “austerity” – but Birmingham City Council must find £86 million in savings in the next four years.
5 February 2016
Campaigners and library workers are taking action to support Britain’s public library service. On Tuesday 9 February, Speak Up For Libraries will hold a rally in Westminster, followed by a lobby of MPs.
14 November 2014
A north London council is looking to turn 9 of its 15 libraries into unstaffed reading rooms, slashing floor space and handing over to volunteer groups. Local residents are fighting back.
10 November 2014
The Imperial War Museum is threatening to close the library at its main London site and cut its educational programmes at its sites at RAF Duxford in Cambridgeshire as well as HMS Belfast and the Churchill War Rooms in London.