Tag archive of Friern Barnet Library

Friern Barnet Community Library
FBL People's Library

  Following the community's successful campaign to Save Friern Barnet Library which Barnet Alliance had actively supported, the library is now a People's Library - Friern Barnet Community Library (FBCL). Run by a board of trustees it is alive and kicking as ever, a true community centre. Check out their website, and their next events: Live and Loud At The Library-18 May 2013, FBCL - 18 May 2013 FRIERN BARNET WALK 19 May 2013, 12.30 Matthew

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Friern Barnet Community Library celebrates National Libraries Day, Sat 9 Feb
FBL People's Library

Press release from Friern Barnet Community Library: Party in the library! Saturday 9th February 2013 from 2pm Join our party celebrating National Libraries Day and the re-opening of Friern Barnet Community Library - The People's Library. It was closed by Barnet Council on 5th April despite a huge campaign. On 5th September it was occupied and liberated by Occupy London activists and 5 months later the Council granted a license to trustees of

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Show your support for Friern Barnet Library

Community support for Friern Barnet Library Dear friend, Ahead of the court hearing on 17th December 2012, at which Barnet Council will apply for a possession order to end the occupation at Friern Barnet Library, we have collected signatures - campaign, organisation and individual - to the statement below. We are issuing this so that Barnet Council can be made aware of just some of the people and groups that oppose their action, and in order to give

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Support Save Friern Barnet Library campaign this Sunday, 26 August

Save Friern Barnet Library campaign have organised some exciting activities this Sunday 26 August. Join them on the green outside the library from 2-4pm for the pop-up library, raffle, music and children's activities. Observer Ethical awards "Local hero" for 2012, Dr Oliver Natelson is leading a tour of Friern Barnet for £2 (adults - children free). To book a place, email ollie.natelson@gmail.com. And then at 4.30pm, campaigners will take to the

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Sign the petition to re-open Friern Barnet Library

Re-Open Friern Barnet Library The campaign to get Friern Barnet Library re-opened continues. Please sign the online petition if you haven't already done so, and forward to friends. Save Friern Barnet Library campaign is aiming for 7000 signatures. Seven thousands signatories will force the council to re-consider its decision.

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PAST EVENT Friern Barnet library march, Saturday 4 February (National Libraries Day)

Save Friern Barnet Library write... Click here for our leaflet advertising our 'I FB Library' event for National Libraries Day, 4th February 2012 at Friern Barnet Library.   We will be gathering outside the Old Town Hall (corner of Friern Barnet Rd/Lane) at 2pm (prompt) and in a big group we'll be walking to the library, displaying hearts and banners showing our love for our library.   You're all welcome to join us!   Please circulate this to

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Save Friern Barnet Library event, Saturday 15th October, 2pm

Take a leaf out of our book – Saturday 15 October, 2-5pm Join Save Friern Barnet Library Campaign on their celebration of the library. “When? 15th October from 2pm Where? On the green next to Friern Barnet Library Why? We want to enjoy and celebrate our much loved and cherished local library and we hope we can keep it open! “   Activities: Apple bobbing Pumpkin faces Leaf bookmarks 'We Love FBL' board JOIN IN! More details on the Save

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PAST EVENT Save Friern Barnet library, lobby cabinet meeting, Tuesday 26 July

About 350 people attended the Friern Barnet Library party on 16 July. This, of course, clearly shows the need of the local community for this library to remain open. The next stage of the campaign is to present questions to Barnet council's cabinet on its meeting Tuesday 26 July (7pm Hendon Town Hall, the Burroughs - the public is welcome). Meeting starts at 7pm, get there early to meet the campaigners and ensure your seat! According to the council's

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Friern Barnet library campaign steps up a gear…

The campaign to keep Friern Barnet library open is stepping up a gear. This week has been nominated "Walk to the library" week; school children are encouraged to come to the library after school from 3pm, Tuesday to Friday. Special activities are being organised including reading sessions and crafts. On Saturday 16 July, 2-4pm, there will be a party at the library. Download the lovely poster here. For more details of the campaign to save the library

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REPORT Friern Barnet library protest, 21 May

[caption id="attachment_733" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Defend Friern Barnet library, 21 May. Photo: BL"][/caption] Friern Barnet library campaigners held a very successful read-in and demonstration at the library on Saturday 21 May. More than 200 local residents attended to protest - quietly! - against the proposed closure of the library. Please visit their blog and sign their petition on the Barnet council website.

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    Email: Bring Your Choice Barnet back in-house!

    Click on the button and ask Barnet Council's Cabinet members to bring 'Your Choice Barnet' back in-house! Write your own text or use ours.

    Bring 'Your Choice Barnet' back in-house

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