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Volunteers fight to save libraries

23 April 2013 Last updated at 10:15 BST

Libraries across the UK are battling to stay open in the wake of tough budget cuts.

Two hundred libraries were forced to close in 2012 because of a lack of funding. A further 170 "community-run"' libraries are being run by volunteers and hundreds more could still face closure.

Those who use the services warn that communities risk losing more than a book lending service.

Jenny Hill reports.