373 libraries plus 32 mobiles currently under threat or recently closed (List below “News”)
– plus one – Rochdale are considering closing a library promised safe six years ago


As far as campaigning goes, this one for Stony Stratford Library takes the biscuit (and thousands of books too), as reported on Anglia TV News. National media coverage includes the Daily Mail’s attack on Roy Clare and a full 15 minutes on Any Questions.

Bridgend – Crumbling site forces Coed Parc Library to move out due to lack of funds – Wales Online
Bury – Make library savings with fewer councillors – Bury Times
Croydon – Closing Bradmore Green would be uncivilized – This is Croydon
Dorset – £4m more cuts for council announced (20 out of 34 libraries already under threat) – BBC
East Sussex – “no ulterior motive” in putting self-service into Crowborough but £313k cut off budget – This is Sussex
Hampshire – 18 FTE to go, mobile services axed in 2 mile radius of branches – Portsmouth The News
Herefordshire – New Ledbury Library now in question – Ledbury Reporter
Highland – Libraries may move libraries into a Trust – Press and Journal
Hounslow – 8 libraries could be axed – Hounslow Chronicle
– Voices for the Library and Guardian
Inverclyde – some libraries could be closed – Herald Scotland
Isle of Wight – slash top jobs not invaluable service – Isle of Wight County Press
Isle of Wight – Council chief says 9 out of 11 to go unless other ideas given – Isle of Wight Radio
Kent – 1500 posts in council to go, self-service in libraries – This is Kent
Kirklees – use them or lose them – Huddersfield Daily Examiner
London – Boris plan to save libraries analysed a little more – BookSeller
Milton Keynes – Library emptied in closure fight – Expess and Star
Milton Keynes – Stony Stratford library shelves protest – Guardian
Milton Keynes – joining in the fight to save Stony – Save Library Jobs
Milton Keynes – Campaign to save Stony Stratford – miltonkeynes.com
Milton Keynes – Hope to save Stony Stratford library – ITV Anglia Regional News
Northamptonshire – Alan Moore joins the fight – Northampton Chronicle 
Northamptonshire – Next steps to fight to save Irchester – Evening Telegraph
North Yorkshire – Meeting to hear ideas to keep Great Ayton open – Darlington and Stockton Times
Oxfordshire – campaign clears shelves in under 3 days – Guardian
Oxfordshire – Joining in the campaign to save Stony Stratford library – Save Library Jobs
Rochdale – Middleton Junction Library facing closure – Manchester Evening News
Somerset – South Petherton rallies against closure – View from Publishing
Somerset – Highbridge library community takeover – This is the West Country
Somerset – Councillors hope for public support for Highbridge – Mercury 24
Somerset – Get there early to protest, may be no room otherwise – This is Somerset
Somerset – Ilminster Library councillor not happy – View Online
Suffolk – Save Woodbridge library – Suffolk Council Petitions
Suffolk – Town Council tries to save Needham Market library – Bury Free Press
Sutton – Carshalton Library to move into new Leisure Centre – Sutton Guardian
Walsall – Pheasey Library could be closed – This is Walsall Online

British Sea Power want to play in a library – Headphones Off
Book Trade backs call for Public Inquiry – BookSeller
Children will be the biggest victims of the cuts – FoGL
Libraries are just for the white middle class says quango chief – Daily Mail (check the comments section too)
Libraries on Any Questions – BBC Radio Four (22:30 to 31:35 – a great deal of coverage, all of it pro library – libraries are a big issue in Somerset as the many links I have added to it is testament to)
Libraries on Any Answers – BBC Radio Four (19.10 to 24.45)
Paul O’Grady and Bali Rai speak in favour of libraries – Reading Agency