Library Strategy Consultation

about 1 year ago

Feedback Updated 23 November 2011

We asked

What you thought about our proposed Library Strategy for the future of Barnet Libraries.

You said

Most respondents agreed with the Strategy's four objectives to: increase literacy and learning opportunities for children; promote literacy and learning opportunities for adults; engage with communities and offer improved community spaces; provide easy access to a wider world of information. A variety of views were expressed about the proposed changes to the library network. Some concerns were raised regarding changes to Friern Barnet and Hampstead Garden Suburb libraries.

We did

We have started to implement the proposals contained within the Library Strategy. A volunteer programme has been introduced and new adult reading group and literacy sessions have been developed with The Reader Organisation, a national reading charity. The Council has invited expressions of interest from the communities of Friern Barnet and Hampstead Garden Suburb for the local delivery of community library facilities.