Proposed Cuts to Havering Libraries

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Flyers have been handed out advising people of the affects that the cuts that Havering are proposing to Library Services

According to the Havering budget’s short guide, the changes will include: ‘Reduce library opening hours (to avoid the need for library closures). Review some of the other library-related services, including a greater use of volunteers.’

The changes will include a reduction of the opening times for 6 of the libraries by half, to 25 a week and a lose of jobs for 50 of the 94 library staff.

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Please contact Havering to give them your opinions on this and the other proposed cuts to public services. Complete the online budget consultation or attend one of the public meetings:

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Elm Park Primary School
Monday 17 November 2014, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, myplace
Thursday 20 November 2014, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Romford Baptist Church

Photo by roy costello

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