Library doors face closure

Published: 13/09/2012

Public libraries in Aberdeen are facing closure as part of a cost-cutting shake-up of lending services across the city.

As many as eight of 17 buildings could shut, but council leaders have stressed that borrowers and local residents will be consulted before any decisions are made.

Renowned north-east author Sheena Blackhall said last night it would be a “backward step” for the authority to reduce access to reading materials in the city.

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