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Thursday, 17 November 2011

Transport on Saturday

If you're coming to the planning meeting for the #savelibraries event on Saturday at Birkbeck College, please note that there are major works and consequent closures on the Underground, including both the Northern and Victoria lines. Forewarned is forearmed. For details, see
Anyone would think the Mayor of London was deliberately trying to disrupt our work.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Gloucestershire and Somerset win in High Court

Gloucestershire and Somerset campaigners won a victory in the courts today: Guardian report. Those who attended the Library Campaign conference last month will remember the talk by Jo and Demelza of Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries. Their tenacity has paid off, and library campaigners everywhere are in their debt.

This is a real shot in the arm as we prepare for Saturday's planning meeting for a national demonstration to #savelibraries. 11am at Birkbeck. All welcome. Details:

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

February march planning meeting details confirmed

The planning meeting for the national demonstration to save libraries will be at 11 am on Saturday 19 November, in Room G16, Birkbeck College. Use the entrance in Torrington Square: Birkbeck College's interactive map

The meeting will end at 1 pm, to allow time for a lunch break before the meeting of the Library Campaign Executive Committee at 2pm. EC meetings are open, so do stay if you can.