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National Libraries Day

Book lovers across London are celebrating National Libraries Day today, a culmination of a weeks worth of celebrations in school, college, university, workplace and public libraries across the UK.

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Council bucks trend on libraries

The borough of Hillingdon has 17 of them - and their council has announced, on National Library Day, that it is carrying out work on every single one of them.

We visited Botwell Green Library in Hayes where a coffee bar has been installed, there is free Wi-Fi throughout and 16 public access PCs.

Hillingdon has managed to reduce running costs whilst at the same time protecting libraries from closure, retaining staff, extending opening hours and increasing stock levels of books and digital resources.

We visited Botwell Green Library in Hayes where a coffee bar has been installed, there is free Wi-Fi throughout and 16 public access PCs.

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