Meeting on Saturday 1st October

NO to an Age of Ignorance!

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Rally at Quinton Library 11th June 11.00 am

WE NEED THIS: – A community library – Properly paid, trained and permanent librarians – Plenty of opening hours, facilities and new books – Parent and toddler groups – Coffee mornings – Teenage readers groups – School holiday clubs – Study facilities and more . . . NOT THIS: – A “hub” that contains a…

An Ode to Literature

A review of “The Uncommon Reader”, by Alan Bennett. Faber and Faber. Profile Books. Find it at your local library! Her Majesty has an epiphany. A chance encounter with a mobile library and its librarian, who happens to work in her kitchens, leads her into borrowing a book. Following his advice and guidance she promptly…

#OurLibraries…

…Our Future! Public meeting: 7 pm on Monday 18 January 2016 at the Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham to debate the question: what next for Birmingham’s public libraries? We invite all those interested in protecting an essential part of the city’s infrastructure to discuss the library service of the future. Download the flyer: January 18th…