New Save Stirchley Library campaign

Thank you to everyone who came along to our AGM and the public discussion on the proposed library cuts last week. If you were unable to make it, the event recording is still available on our facebook page.

At the meeting we shared that there is now a separate dedicated campaign group called Save Stirchley Library. This campaign will link in to a larger campaign for all Birmingham libraries which will shortly be launched. If you would like to keep up to date with this campaign, you can sign up via clicking the link below:

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AGM and public discussion on the proposed library cuts

FOSL would like to invite everyone who cares about Stirchley Library, and the future of all of Birmingham’s libraries, to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday 13th April. In addition to updating everyone on the work of Friends of Stirchley Library, and providing information on how people can get involved, there will be a discussion held on the proposed cuts to library services in Birmingham. The meeting will be held between 2pm-4pm in Stirchley Community Church, and refreshments will be provided. All welcome!

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Sign the petition to save Stirchley Library!

Stirchley Library, along with other community libraries in Birmingham, is at risk of closure. Please sign the petition here to save Stirchley Library and other community libraries.

Birmingham City Council have now published their proposed plan to close 25 out of 35 existing community libraries and develop the remaining libraries into ‘community living rooms’. It is not yet clear which libraries would be closed nor the precise process by which the decision would be made.

The proposal would have a devastating impact on communities throughout Birmingham. Local libraries are safe and welcoming spaces for all – they provide such a …

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Thanks for showing your love for Stirchley Library!

It was lovely to see so many members of the community come along to our recent Love Your Library Day at Stirchley Library! It was a very busy and fun day attended by 150 people, with a range of free activities available to everyone. There were opportunities for people to learn more about local history and share their memories of Stirchley Library, and crafts galore! Visit our Facebook page to see some photos of some of the great art that was made on the day, including our ‘Love your Library’ bunting and bookmarks!

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