Chaos at Carnegie

Almost 14 months since Carnegie and Minet libraries were pointlessly closed… what’s happening? Well, local people are never told anything, but here’s some pointers… 1. PLANS STILL IN CHAOS At the end of April the council press office told a Freedom of Information query about the libraries: “Specific agreements relating to particular local arrangements and […]

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Lambeth Peoples Audit: the real story of our libraries

The People’s Audit team of volunteers in Lambeth have been working for many months to piece together what has really been going on at Lambeth Council and the background to its unpopular decisions. Read the recently released people’s audit chapter on libraries here: Download Lambeth peoples Audit libraries chapter Laura Swaffield from Friends of Lambeth […]

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Campaigners step up the action to save Carnegie Library!

The date for the dreaded planning applications committee meeting is out. Join the protest on 7th February! The council intends to grant planning permission for their scandalously expensive project with leisure contractor GLL which will give the go ahead to destroy our much loved and used public library and it’s garden and trees with a pay-to-use […]

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