The events, as The Bookseller reported, included read-ins, storytelling events, workshops and gigs.The 400 libraries might be closed due to budget cuts, and these are bad news not only to book lovers, but for everyone who appreciate valuable public services and spaces such as libraries. As a son of a librarian I'm really sorry to hear these news and I hope this protests will be heard on Downing Street and help saving these libraries from closing down.
A crowd of around 100 gathered at Holyrood, Edinburgh to read sections of their favorite books. See the Guardian's video below:
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We keep our fingers crossed, hoping this fight will succeed and will let you know once we'll have more updates about it.
Raz @ Eco-Libris
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