Mayor of Hay Fiona Howard said the library was a "community place for the town."
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Hay-on-Wye: 'Town of books' library battling closure

The library in Hay-on-Wye, the Welsh town famous for its bookshops, is facing closure.

Powys council launched a review of its libraries to try to make savings of £250,000 by April 2019.

Residents have now formed a community group to save the facility.

They will need to raise £18,000 a year to meet half the running costs, with the council meeting the other half.

Fiona Howard, the mayor of Hay, told the BBC's Huw Thomas that the library was a "community place for the town".

  • 28 Oct 2016
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