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Hope Library Community Asset Transfer

Published: 27/04/2016

Changes are to be made to the provision of library services in Hope in May. The service is making these changes in line with The Medium Term Plan for Libraries which was agreed by the Cabinet in March 2015. These seek to ensure a sustainable and affordable network in the face of 30% budget cuts over a 3 year period resulting from cuts in funding stemming from the central governments austerity programme. Officers have been working with communities to ensure these changes are managed as smoothly as possible. Hope Library at Castell Alun High School Hope Library will cease operating as part of the Flintshire County Council network of libraries on Friday 6 May 2016. Customers will be able to continue to use their membership at other council run libraries, on the mobile library, and to access online resources such as e-books, e-zines and the online catalogue and request service. Castell Alun High School and the Friends of Hope Community Library will operate a community run library and school library in the current library premises in Hope Library at Castell Alun High School. The library will be open to the community at the following times: Mondays 9.30am – 12.30pm, 3– 7pm Tuesdays 9.30am – 12.30pm Wednesdays 9.30am – 12.30pm Mobile Library service The mobile library service will be visiting Hope on a 3 weekly rota starting from Thursday 12 May 2016 Castell Alun High School car park, Fagl Lane, Hope Thursday 9.30 -11am For more information contact: Library Head Office on 01353 704400 or contact Pennie Corbett, Principal Libraries and Arts Officer email Paula Williams, Deputy Headteacher, Castell Alun High School Friends of Hope Community Library Laurence Robinson, Chair. 01978 761676