From Bad to Worse

National and local press, readers and authors have slated Birmingham Libraries’ appeal for book donations as financial difficulties make it impossible for any new books to be bought.

The Guardian , Daily Telegraph and the Birmingham Post have all reported the dire situation in our library service.

It is a scandal that there has been huge public investment in a building which is now not fulfilling its intended purpose. The citizens of Birmingham are saddled with a massive £12m per year debt repayment (to the private sector, naturally) and at the same time are finding it harder and harder to obtain their services, which should have been housed in the building.  Books Required


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