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"Save Our Libraries" campaign

Feb 7, 2011

On Saturday, February 5, authors, readers, and celebrities across Britain staged protests against proposed cuts to library budgets.  The enthusiasm and creativity expressed on behalf of libraries is truly inspiring.  Check out these websites:

A live blog of the day's events:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/culture-cuts-blog/2011/feb/05/save-our-libraries-day-live-coverage?INTCMP=SRCH

Map of libraries threatened with closure, plus links to local news stories: http://publiclibrariesnews.blogspot.com/

Map of the protests:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/interactive/2011/feb/01/library-protests-map?intcmp=239

Musical and video advocacy: http://www.welovelibraries.co.uk/

WWI and WWII posters re-purposed to promote libraries:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/philbradley/sets/72157625923493122/

Twitter - #savelibraries