East Finchley Library has experienced an 18% INCREASE IN CHILDREN'S FICTION BORROWING in the last five years but Barnet is proposing to close it.
70% of East Finchley's population are LIBRARY MEMBERS
You have a legal right to a comprehensive & efficient library service
Barnet has a legal obligation to encourage use of the library service
If you're not happy about losing your rights
DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT
WORLD BOOK DAY PROTEST:
3.4PM, THURSDAY 2ND MARCH
EAST FINCHLEY LIBRARY
DRESS UP! SPEAK UP! DEMAND
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 at home.
LIBRARIES ARE A RIGHT, NOT A LUXURY
THE LIBRARIES & MUSEUMS ACT (1964)REQUIRES PROMOTION OF LIBRARIES TO CHILDREN & ADULTS
Breaking news: 6 Dec 2016
Barnet Tories vote tonight to sack professional library staff - three weeks before Christmas - in order to replace with CCTV & unidentified unpaid labour despite vigorous community objections
YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY: KEY FOR LITERACY & COMMUNITY
No professional staff = no Rhyme Time or kids' activities