North Hykeham councillors considering bid to save town library
North Hykeham Town Council is considering taking over its local library, in a bid to save it from closure.
The town library was marked for closure by Lincolnshire County Council in its shake-up of services.
It faces closure unless it is replaced with a volunteer or mobile service.
But its town councillors have decided to consider whether they could save it – with the help of North Hykeham residents.
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It wants to keep the library open as it is, with paid staff.
North Hykeham Town Council met on Thursday September 5, and voted unanimously to support residents campaigning against library closures.
Councillor Peter Dixon suggested the idea to the council during the meeting.
“North Hykeham Town Council opposes the proposed closure of the town’s library,” he said.
“Furthermore, this Council supports the campaign being fought by local residents and library users to have our library reclassified correctly as a Tier two facility and therefore be exempt from the threat of closure.
“North Hykeham Town Council, with the support of library users, will also examine the possibility of taking over ownership of the library with a view to keeping it open at its current location and being manned by paid staff.”