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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.
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.
Campaigners took to the streets in Sheffield today to show their support for the region's libraries.
The hour-long protest, outside the Central Library, was dubbed the "big Shhhhhhhush" as it culminated at 1pm with the age-old library refrain.
Labour-run Sheffield Council says it may have to close up to 14 of 27 community libraries unless it can get other organisations to take over branches, due to budget cuts.