Mass borrow to help save Isle of Wight library


Hundreds of books flew off the shelves at an Isle of Wight library as part of a protest over closures.

The mass borrow was organised by campaigners trying to save nine out of 11 libraries under threat following government cuts to council budgets.

Library members entered Newport library armed with trolleys and bags to carry their full book allowance of 30.

The Conservative-run council said plans would save £633,000 by April 2012 and two libraries will be improved.

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