Saturday, January 15, 2011

100% circulation rate

I was staying away from blogging too much about the UK library crisis, for fear of sounding angry and vengeful (just look at this map... angry now?) but this story today caught my eye as a moment of levity - and a quiet revolution of sorts:

Library emptied in bid to fight closure
"A town has emptied its library in a bid to fight plans to close it down. People in Stony Stratford, near Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, have spent the week withdrawing their maximum allowance of books in protest against council plans to close it as part of budget cuts."

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