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…

West Heath Needs its Library!

Download the flyer for the protest outside the site of the old West Heath library on April 9th at 11am: West Heath needs its library A word or two of explanation for non-West Heathens. The photo on the flyer is the boarded up site of the old library which was demolished a year or so…

Mini Street Festival Against #Austerity – Birmingham People’s Assembly

Saturday 22nd August, 1-3pm Outside the Library of Birmingham @FoLoB_ the Library Campaign will be there! As will Peoples Assembly –  Unison    –   Jeremy Corbyn Campaign    –     Republic  – TTIP Campaign (38 Degrees)     –    CPB   –     Greenpeace     –     Green Party    –     Left Unity – Benefits for Justice Campaign   …

BBC Midlands Today | 12 June 2015

BBC Midlands Today have been covering the crisis in Birmingham’s Libraries. Watch Adrian Blackledge‘s Ode to the Library of Birmingham on BBC Midlands Today Meanwhile, BBC Midlands Today reports that ‘The former head of Birmingham libraries says it was a mistake to reduce opening hours at the city’s flagship library less than two years after…

Volunteers needed!

Volunteers are urgently needed to help give out our leaflet. This is to publicise the crisis facing Birmingham Libraries, and  the rally on 13th June. A half hour around the time of Library of Birmingham opening and closing reaches a lot of people. If you can give half an hour of your time, please contact…