Meeting This Saturday to consider forming “Friends of Birkdale Library”

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Residents concerned about the proposal to close Birkdale Library are being invited to attend the regular Birkdale councillors’ Advice Centre this Saturday at the Library itself.

A number of local library users have already expressed interest in starting a ‘Friends of Birkdale Library’ Group and that will be one of the possibilities discussed.  Those with concerns about the future of the library are asked to attend at 2.30pm.

The normal monthly Birkdale Advice Centre will run in parallel from 2.00pm to 3.00pm this Saturday at Birkdale Library.  Residents are most welcome to attend to discuss any local issues, problems or complaints.

The three Birkdale Ward representatives (Iain Brodie Browne, Richard Hands and Simon Shaw) will be available, together with Dukes Ward councillor Tony Dawson who represents West Birkdale and the Town Centre.

“There is already a very active ‘Friends of Ainsdale Library’ Group,” explains Cllr Brodie Browne.

“With the Library Review underway it is hardly surprising that some residents have suggested starting a Birkdale Group.”

Local people interested in the library issue are welcome to contact Cllr Iain Brodie Browne on 567272 or Cllr Simon Shaw on 565546.

For anyone unable to attend this Saturday a further meeting for those concerned about the future of Birkdale Library is planned for the afternoon of Saturday 17th November at the nearbyLiverpoolRoadMethodistChurch.  Further details will be available nearer the time.

For more information about that meeting contact Terry Durrance on 578196 or Pete Rimmer on 07973 623210.

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