Campaign to Support Community Libraries: Sparkhill

SATURDAY 25 JUNE 11 a.m. The next venue in our leafleting campaign to support Birmingham’s community libraries is outside  Sparkhill Library on Saturday 25  June between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.. The aim is to raise public awareness that all of these libraries are under threat in the current review of local services by Birmingham City Council,…

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…

Community Libraries Campaign: Kents Moat Library

Dear supporters, please join us this Saturday. We are campaigning to support Birmingham’s community libraries, which are under threat in the current review of local services by Birmingham City Council, which is seeking to make substantial cuts to all of its budgets. We will be holding leafleting sessions at individual libraries to raise public awareness,…

#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…

Birmingham City Council Consultation meetings 9-12 November

Birmingham City Council are holding a series of consultation meetings around the City. These are a chance for people to go along and raise concerns about austerity and cuts. You need to book a place if you are planning to go. Sorry for the short notice, only just received the information via Birmingham People’s Assembly!…

FoLoB AGM

Dear Supporters, this is a reminder that our AGM is at 5.30 p.m. on Monday 2 November 2015. Venue is The Unison Office,19th Floor, McLaren Building, 46, Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LF. We look forward to seeing you there.   Click this link for directions: Google Maps