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Family Library in more trouble

Services could be 'lost forever' say bosses

An Island institution says it's once again 'fighting for its future' due to funding shortages.

The Family Library, based in Douglas, says it's falling short by around £85,000 per year, and has issued a plea for corporate sponsors to step in to help make ends meet.

Formerly a government funded facility, the Library was forced to become mainly self-sufficient five years ago.

Staff say they now fear if services are further cut, they could be 'lost forever'.

Librarian Sandra Henderson is underlining the message:

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