The reading room
the top of the marble staircase
Gallery in the lobby
As much as I love bookshops and well stocked bookshelves, this year I am going to try to make the most of my local library. Public libraries are under threat with swathes of local library buildings and services being closed over the last few years and library jobs being lost or replaced with volunteers .
So here are just a few reasons to love your library:
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