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Libraries and communities: your ideas on what next?

  • Greenway Centre Doncaster Road, Southmead BS10 5PY (map)
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What are your information needs

How can the library service change to meet your needs

Have you got ideas or suggestions for your library and its building? Can you help make these ideas happen? We are inviting you to come along to one of our community events running from January, which will bring local people and organisations together to look for opportunities for community-led activities and partnerships to create a library service for the future. This is everyone’s opportunity to work together to pilot new ideas.

The library service is greatly valued but it needs to change to be more relevant to the neighbourhood and local people. We need to work together to create a library service which will serve future generations and be well connected to everything else that’s going on in the local area.

This is your chance to be part of it – just come along with your ideas.

The following events are taking place – the libraries being discussed at each event are detailed in the listing – please book on to the relevant one for the library you are interested in.

Rose Green Centre, 65 Gordon Road, BS5 7DR

• Tuesday 29 January 10am-12noon

• Tuesday 29 January 7-9pm

Libraries being discussed: Hillfields, Fishponds, St. George, Junction 3,

Withywood Community Centre, Queen’s Road, BS13 8QA

• Monday 4 February 10am-12noon

• Thursday 7 February 7-9pm

Libraries being discussed: Bishopsworth, Hartcliffe, Whitchurch

City Hall, BS1 5TR

• Tuesday 12 February 10am-12noon

• Tuesday 12 February 6-8pm

Libraries being discussed: Central, Clifton, Redland, Bishopston, St Pauls

The Park Centre, Daventry Road, Knowle, BS4 1DQ

• Tuesday 26 February 10am-12noon

• Saturday 2 March 10am-12noon

Libraries being discussed: Wick Road, Knowle, Stockwood, Filwood, Marksbury Road, Bedminster

Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY

• Wednesday 6 March 10am-12noon

• Saturday 9 March 10am-12noon

Libraries being discussed: Southmead, Westbury, Henleaze, Horfield, Lockleaze

Shirehampton Public Hall, Station Road, BS11 9TX

• Monday 11 March 7-9pm

• Wednesday 13 March 10am-12noon

Libraries being discussed: Henbury, Shirehampton, Avonmouth, Sea Mills

Please visit www.bristol.gov.uk/libraryideas to book or visit your local library for help with your

booking.

Earlier Event: March 8
International Women's Day
Later Event: March 11
Gentle Exercise