Kidderminster Library engagement event
Users of Kidderminster Library will have the
chance to discuss proposals to change the layout of the building
during a week-long engagement event.
As part of plans to save £1.8m from its
budget, the Libraries and Learning Team at Worcestershire County
Council are consulting on proposals to move the art gallery and
piano to create space for offices, which could be home to 140
The plans could see the art gallery re-located
to the ground floor atrium area in what is being described as a
potential new-look 'art café' space, with the piano moved to the
All next week (April 23 – 27) a display will
be available in the library to highlight the proposals. It will
include drawings of how the building's layout could change. At
three points during the week officers from the county council will
be on hand to answer questions from library users, describe the
vision for the 'art café' and discuss the effects in more detail.
Comment cards will also be available throughout the week for
visitors to have their say.
Kathy Kirk, Strategic Libraries and
Learning Manager, said: "We want to engage with
Kidderminster Library users and explain to them our plans. It is an
opportunity for people to ask questions and make comments and it's
important to stress that these are proposals only and no decisions
have been taken. We want to be open and transparent about this and
so want anyone who has an interest to come along to see the display
and tell us their thoughts."
The display will be up throughout the week
with officers available to discuss the proposals on the following
· Tuesday, April 24
10am - 12noon
· Wednesday, April
25 2pm - 4pm
· Thursday, April
26 5pm - 7pm
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