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Crossways Library Celebrates Its 25th Birthday

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12:45pm 29th October 2014

It 2012 it was at risk of closing but today Crossways Library is celebrating its 25th birthday.

Volunteers now keep the facility running after funding was withdrawn from the county council.

A storyteller, balloons, bunting and of course - a big cake - are all part of the celebrations today (29th).

Deputy Lieutenant, Major- General Mark Bond who opened the library back in 1989 is marking the special occasion by attending the anniversary party.

Liz Callister chairman of the Friends of Crossways Library (FOCL) said "The library has come a long way in the last 25 years, from just a place to borrow books to the vibrant hub of the community it is today.

"After a huge campaign, we saved the library in 2012 and since then we have worked closely with Dorset County Council."

"Now with have our volunteers playing vital supporting roles, the library has gone from strength to strength".

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