Library clears its shelves in protest at closure threat
Users urged to take out full allowance of library books in campaign to keep Stony Stratford branch open
The library at Stony Stratford, a town on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, looks like the aftermath of a crime, the shell-shocked staff presiding over an expanse of emptied shelves.
Friday, 14 January, 2011
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