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Birmingham Libraries Facing Closure Because Of Budget Cuts

Posted at 3:49PM Monday 27 Jan 2014

Four of Birmingham's community libraries are under imminent threat of closure as part of a £2 million package of cuts to the city's library service it has emerged.

The majority of the cuts, some £1.6 million, will fall on the central library service and new Library of Birmingham which opened amid great fanfare in September. This includes cuts in the mobile library and home services, reducing the book fund and putting a stop to subsidised exhibitions.

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