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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Hillingdon Council gives libraries a boost

The Libary is a public service that has suffered in recent years with closures but one council seems to be bucking that trend.

The borough of Hillingdon has 17 of them and their council has announced that it will be investing money in every single one of them.

Hillingdon Council buck the trend of the dying library Credit: PA

Hillingdon Council have already 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.

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