Talks begin over the future of Liverpool's libraries

Talks have begun over the future of Liverpool libraries as the council works to cut costs.

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Dates set for Liverpool library consultation meetings

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Dates have been set for all of the public meetings regarding the future of 11 community libraries in Liverpool.

Four sessions will take place, each one looking at a selection of affected libraries:

  • Sefton Park and Wavertree libraries - Monday 6 October - 6pm to 8pm at The Conference Centre at LACE, Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park, L17 1AA.
  • Spellow, Walton and Fazakerley libraries - Wednesday 8 October, 6pm to 8pm, Alsop High School, Queen’s Drive, Walton, L4 6SH.
  • Old Swan, Dovecot and West Derby libraries - Monday 13 October, 6pm to 8pm Broadgreen International School, Queen’s Drive, L13 5UQ.
  • Kensington and Breck Road libraries - Wednesday 15 October, 6pm to 8pm Kensington Neighbourhood Health Centre, 157 Edge Lane, Kensington, L7 2PF.

The Library Service needs to reduce its budget by £2.5 million as part of the city council’s £156 million of savings needed over the next three years.

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