Turning over a new leaf for libraries SIR - I welcome readers letters and comments in your newspaper opposing library closures and hope they are successful in keeping them open. I’m particularly concerned about the future of Heckmondwike Library which seems to be receiving very little attention.

This library is used by school children who have no computer at home and are reliant on the libraries’ computers to do their home work. Similarly, unemployed people use it for the Job Club which helps them to find work.

It’s hard to believe but there is actually a Government Minister for Libraries called Michael Ellis, he doesn’t seem to have done anything about opposing library closures.

We should all write to him at the House of Commons and demand he plays an active roll in keeping libraries open. One library that won’t be closing is the House of Commons Library used by MPs.

John Appleyard, Firthcliffe Parade, Liversedge