How decisions were made
The main consultation period for considering the proposals for the future library service has now closed and, after approval by Members of the council in April 2016, the new Library Service is being developed to start in April 2017. The timeline below shows the key decision-making and public consultation stages.
Children’s, Education, Libraries and Safeguarding (CELS) Committee consider initial proposals
15 weeks of public consultation launched
Public consultation closes with 3,800 responses received
Pilot of Self-service Opening hours launched at Edgware Library
CELS Committee consider a further proposal to keep all 14 libraries open following consultation feedback and approves further public consultation from October 2015 to January 2016 on specific elements of the proposal.
Public consultation closes with more than 1200 responses received
CELS Committee considers the final proposal for the future Library Service and Full Council gives approval for its implementation.