Council Budget 2017/8: Haringey are consulting on their budget cuts of £20m. Branch Libraries are expected to save £150,000 by cutting their opening hours by 40%. On-line questionnaire was due in 22/1/17, but may be extended. FORE (all Haringey libraries) sent a deputation to the Overview & Scrutiny Committee on the 17/1/17 objecting: this will be passed to Cabinet & Council for a decision. 2nd Deputation planned for Cabinet on 14/2/17. Suggest letter writing to local Cllrs or MP, Catherine West by all. Our branch at particular risk.
Who we are:This is the website and blog for the Highgate Library Action Group, a support group for a branch library in the London Borough of Haringey. Read on to find out what we are doing in the library now, how we have joined other groups to fight the austerity cuts decimating libraries, and more about our history.