Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Camden archive services cuts

Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre (http://tinyurl.com/awpsw) will have reduced opening hours from Monday April 2nd. The new hours will be:
  • Monday 10am to 6pm (reduced by an hour, currently open to 7pm)
  • Tuesday 10am to 6pm (reduced by an hour, currently open to 7pm)
  • Wednesday closed (no change)
  • Thursday 10am to 7pm (no change)
  • Friday appointment only (currently 10am-7pm)
  • Saturday 11am to 5pm on alternate weeks (currently 10am-5pm every week)
This follows a mass of cuts to library services in Camden. From the council website at www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/leisure/libraries-and-online-learning-centres/

"From Monday 2 April there will be changes to a number of library services including new opening hours at most Camden libraries. The Council needs to deliver a savings programme of £83m following cuts in government funding, this includes a reduction of £2 million from the libraries budget."

Details on all library services hours changes are available at www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/news/2012/february/changes-to-library-services.en

(With thanks to @emmajolly on Twitter)

Chris

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