Jesmond Library reopens after financial cuts in June

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    Jesmond Local SEP 27, 2013. "Jesmond Library has reopened thanks to a team of volunteers who were passionate about keeping the library services alive, despite the removal of funding from Newcastle City Council. In December 2012, more than 200 people attended an initial public meeting where it was agreed that instead of campaigning to regain government funding, it would be more successful to model a volunteer-run library. According to one of the team members, Chris Clarke, the volunteers looked at how other voluntary operated libraries across the country, in places such as Buckingham, had breathed new life into threatened services......."
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    Jesmond Local
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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