8/3/2018 - We visited Golders Green Library where MP Mike Freer was holding his surgery ---
Click here to see evidence of Barnet's extreme false economy here.
CHILDREN AGED 10-15 ACCOUNT FOR 13% OF LIBRARY USE
THEY CAN NO LONGER GO FREELY TO THE LIBRARY
Over 187,000 people borrowed a book from a Barnet library last year but only 17,000 people are registered for staff-less libraries
BARNET'S LIBRARY CUTS ARE A
VIOLATION OF YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS!
UK GDP will be £32bn higher by 2024 if all children are
reading well by age 11. A child who visits a library is
twice as likely to be a fluent reader
Four million kids in the UK do not have a single book
BARNET'S CUTS COST MORE THAN THE PREVIOUS SERVICE
Barnet is spending £14m to 'save' £2.2m
If you haven't already, please sign our letter - thanks!
Protest for World Book Day 2018 - we did it in the snow!
Barnet knows their cuts will reduce library usage by 75%
UPDATE! November 2017
Unbelievably Barnet Council is spending £1m a year on security guards - to "replace" library staff. READ MORE HERE