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Library Review update
On the 23rd May 2013, Cabinet members met to discuss the
strategic plan for the library service and the plan to implement
the decisions already made from the Library Review. These plans and
minutes are now available for public viewing via the
A plan to close 7 libraries has been agreed and is now being
implemented. The following libraries will close:
||Closed on 4th October 2013
||Closed on 1st November 2013
||Closed on 15th November 2013
||Closed on 29th November 2013
|College Road Library
||Closed on 6th December 2013
||13th December 2013
||20th December 2013
Four weeks prior to full closure, these libraries will be
operating on reduced hours. For further details go to the
individual webpage of the library to close.
There has been various proposals by community and interest
groups to retain a library service at some of the closing
Cabinet report on community library proposals has been
published and was reported to Cabinet on 18th July.
Six proposals have been received to date from community and
interest groups to provide alternative library services from some
of the closing libraries. Each proposal is undergoing an assessment
process and will be reported on in the near future.
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Last Updated on 12/9/2013