Save Our Libraries

A LEADING local author is leading protests against library service cuts.

Theresa Breslin, from Lenzie, started writing her best-selling books while working in East Dunbartonshire Council’s mobile library - a service which was controversially scrapped last year.

She campaigned for the retention of the much-loved library bus and has also expressed concerns at new management structures introduced in East Dunbartonshire libraries.

The author led demonstrators at the Scottish Parliament recently and handed over a protest statement to Scotland’s First Minister.

It was part of ‘Save Our Libraries Day’ which saw library users, authors, parents and children take part in events across the UK - with more than 350 libraries thought to be at risk of closure.

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