Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

A National Save Our Libraries Day saw over 100 events being held across the UK to bring attention to proposed government spending cuts.

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

With around 400 libraries understood to be under threat of closure, it was important for people to come out and show their support for these essential community resources.

Here’s some photos from the Brixton protest:

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

The badge reads, “I love my librarian.”

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

Save our libraries protest outside Brixton Library, Feb 5th 2011

[Guardian listing of nationwide actions]