It has been a very unusual year. Most of it was spent in fighting to clarify the ‘feasibility’ of Haringey’s plan to move our library out of our building–co-locating in a new space in Jacksons Lane Community Centre. It was … Continue reading
The annual general meeting of the Highgate Library Action Group took place at the library May 22nd at 7.15. At was well attended and featured a fascinating talk on the history of libraries.
On Wednesday April 18th Annabel Leventon recounted tales of her amazing life in music and theatre. She was nominated Actress of The Year for her lead performance in the original production of Hair. She is an actress, singer, director and … Continue reading
We met at the library on Saturday June 2nd and discussed the first part of volume 2, Within A Budding Grove, also known as In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower. We’ll be back on Saturday July 7th to … Continue reading
HLAG sends new year greetings to all supporters and friends! A reminder: Highgate Library has regular events for children, from Sing and Rhyme for babies and toddlers at 11 on Wednesdays to Messy Mornings (Tuesdays 11) to Open Play times … Continue reading
The feasibility study on Highgate Library’s potential relocation to Jacksons Lane Arts Centre has now been completed, with the results formally announced yesterday – and the outcome is “No”. To cut a long story short, it comes down to cost. … Continue reading
We’ve issued a news-sheet this week, covering the outcome of last week’s public meetings re the Feasibility Study for the potential Jacksons Lane Co-Location. You will find excepts below and a full text on a pdf. HLAG involvement “Let’s be … Continue reading
Haringey Council Library Service is presenting their vision for a new library at Jacksons Lane at a meeting on Wendesday, 19th July at Highgate WQood School at 7 pm. It promises to be an exciting event –don’t miss it.
Highgate Library Action Group has worked for the library for over twenty-five years – sometimes in line with Haringey Council policy and sometimes against. We have always based our work on the expectation that the library would stay in its … Continue reading
This is a personal note on the Chair of the Highgate Library Action Group, Sue Chinn, by Michael O’Callaghan, A HLAG committee member. In Sue Chinn we have a remarkably effective and dedicated community activist, who has been … Continue reading