Rejected petition Protect Northamptonshire libaries from closure
Under new laws being put forward by Northamptonshire County Council, smaller community libraries will be forced to be community run or, more likely, close. This would mean that vital services would be taken from vulnerable people and communities would lose a valuable resource.
‘Under the plans, 21 libraries could become community-managed while 15 larger venues would remain under direct county council management.
A further option would be to close the county's smaller libraries.
Campaigners say closing libraries could "devastate" communities. However, the council says no decision has been made.
The libraries which could become community-run, or close, include Danesholme, Earls Barton, Wollaston, Abington and St James.’
Source: BBC News
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