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Twenty-six UK libraries transferred to volunteer-run community groups

In the UK, Leicestershire county council is transferring 26 libraries to community groups to save £800,000 (A$1.41m), reports the Bookseller. So far, 23 libraries are being run by community group volunteers, with councillor Richard Blunt telling ITV News that by the middle of next year ‘the vast majority of the...

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