Saskatchewan library officials, bookworms rejoice over funding reinstatement

People across the province voiced their concern over the library cuts. (CBC/Leisha Grebinski)

By Alex Soloducha, CBC News, April 25, 2017 

Loan program between libraries in the province will start up again

Library lovers across Saskatchewan are celebrating after the provincial government announced it would reverse cuts to libraries and restore $4.8 million in funding.

On Monday, Education Minister Don Morgan admitted the government had made a mistake with the cut.

We’ve heard from people pretty clearly that they value the library in its present form. It’s important for them not just to have the electronic capability, but they also want to have the physical space to go to,” he said.

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