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Anger as books are left to rot

ARGYLL and Bute Council is facing anger for dumping books left to rot in Mull mobile library after axing the service more than a year ago.

Many books were in such a bad state, due to mould and water damage, that they had to be thrown into landfill rather than being given to charity. A Tobermory resident who regularly used the island’s mobile library, Mull Museum secretary Olive Brown, said: ‘They took the library van off the road and they took away the librarian about 18 months ago. The moment the van went off the road, the books were all in a perfect condition. Nobody could see the books were there.

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