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NYCC Library Consultation

Posted on 20 December 2014 by David Moss

North Yorkshire County Council are consulting on proposals to change how library services are run across North Yorkshire, including Selby District.

The consultation runs from 3 November 2014 to 8 February 2015 and there are some extra consultation dates in Selby where you can make your views known:-

Mon 26 Jan 9:30 - 12:30 Market stall

Mon 2nd Feb 9:30 - 12:00 Selby library

Mon 2nd Feb 1:30 - 3:00 Community House Portholme Road

For full information on these and other events go to

 The consultation document begins....... "By 2020, the county council will have seen its library budget fall dramatically from around £7.8m in 2010 to an expected £4.2m for 2019-20. On top of savings of £2m already achieved, the library service has to save a further £1.6m. The reduction is part of a cut of some £167m to the council's overall spending. Given the money we will have, we have described below what we think we can do with it to preserve a library service. We want to know what you think about our proposals and how you think we can make them work, in order to help us make the best decisions."

To see the whole Consultation Document, and discover how to make your views known go to: