URGENT: DEFEND GLEBE FARM LIBRARY.

   HELP SAVE GLEBE FARM LIBRARY!! THE CONSULTATION ON THE FUTURE OF BIRMINGHAM LIBRARIES ENDS ON JANUARY 27TH 2017. A DECISION ON THE FUTURE OF GLEBE FARM LIBRARY WILL BE MADE AT THE BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL CABINET MEETING IN FEBRUARY. The local Councillors and Member of Parliament will be meeting with local residents at the…

STIRCHLEY LIBARY: NEWS

  A meeting was held on 7-1-17 regarding the proposal to allocate Stirchley library to tier two, and to propose shunting it into the Stirchley “Baths” next door. About 40 people turned up, (including the Bournville Labour Councillor, but not the Tory ones), and there was the usual mixture of upset, bewilderment, frustration, anger and general…

SPEAK UP FOR LIBRARIES NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2017

SUFL Conference 2017 Speak Up for Libraries Conference 2017 – Booking now open! 2 January, 20172 January, 2017 Elizabeth Ash Leave a comment   On 18 February 2017 Speak Up for Libraries will be holding this year’s national conference on public libraries.  It will bring together library campaigners, union members, library users and library workers. Speak…

Press Release October 2016

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARIES OF BIRMINGHAM.       Tuesday 18th October. TIME TO END THE RUN-DOWN OF THE LIBRARY SERVICE. ‘We have done the best we can to protect the city library service; the cuts could have been worse’, is the view of the Council leadership, and ‘the problem is caused by…