Sheffield City Council have assured library campaigners that they would keep as many libraries open as possible but said that they may have to be "run differently".
Up to 14 of the city's 27 libraries are under threat due to budget cuts but the Council say that no decision has been made.
The Labour-run-council have conceded that they may have to find other organisations to take over the running of some services for them to stay open.
We have learned from other places and we are very keen to work with groups on viable plans to run local libraries.. We have also listened extensively to what people have already told us and we plan to keep as many libraries open across the city as possible – just as we were asked us to do – even if this means libraries being run differently.
Campaigners gathered outside Sheffield Central Library today to protest against the possible closure of 14 libraries across the city.
The council say if other organisations can't be found to run branches, they may have to close due to budget cuts.
Gemma Short, from Sheffield, campaigning to save Walkley library, where 180 people attended an event today to show their support for their local service, told Calendar it's an important part of their community.
The Save Lincolnshire Libraries Campaign is marching in Lincoln today over the planned closure of libraries in the borough. The march is the culmination of many weeks of hard work by campaigners which has generated over twenty thousand petition signatures against the cuts.
Campaigners say they are delighted with this figure and is a significant indication of the anger of Lincolnshire residents at the proposals and how they will impact on their local libraries.
Children's Laureate and best-selling author Julia Donaldson will be bringing some of her hugely popular stories to life through special dramatisations at an invite-only event at North Lincolnshire Central Library in Scunthorpe .
The author of The Gruffalo, What The Ladybird Heard and Zog, Julia Donaldson is visiting the library as part of her tour of 24 libraries in England and Wales to celebrate libraries as a precious community resource at a time when a great many are threatened with closure.
Schoolchildren from Scunthorpe Church of England Primary School will be attending event, where they will be showing off their own acting and singing skills during a short performance inspired by children's literature.
Julia Donaldson began her two year tenure as the seventh Children's Laureate in June 2011.