Have Read-ins at town halls and civic centres in protest against library closures. Can dress up
Go to local town halls with a library book and sit down and read and refuse to leave at closing time. Could dress as faourite characters from literature.
Libraries up and down the country are being stripped of their books. Bookshelves full of books are being replaced by rows of computers and the books sold off cheaply on ebay and Amazon - connected dealers. In addition there has been a rise in the number of small libraries closing. My mother's generation who don't have or use computers are being deprived of their ability to access books. Also, as a published author, if people can't borrow my books, I will receive a reduced amount of money from the PLR system. Many authors and illustrators survive on low incomes anyway, and this will have a severe adverse effect on our ability to survive.
Nick O commented
Anyone interested in this issue might like to see my article `Voices For Libraries` (29/9/10) at http://angpav.blogspot.com , which gives links to various pro-library campaigns in different parts of the country. Maybe others have details of similar campaigns elsewhere that I don`t know about ?