Information for all groups seeking to express an interest in taking on a local library to be community managed. Please check regularly as further information will be added as it becomes available.
The proposal for community managed libraries is still subject to consideration of the consultation responses.
Community managed library information sessions presentation slides
These slides are from the presentation at the information sessions held on 20 November 2017, at Wellingborough Library; and also on 23 November 2017, at Northampton Central Library.
Checklist for transfer to community library management for Northamptonshire Libraries
A checklist of elements for consideration by interested groups.
Community managed libraries volunteer handbook
A guide to the roles and tasks that volunteers could carry out in a community managed library.
Frequently asked questions
This document has been drawn-up from the enquiries submitted at the information sessions or via email.
Informal expression of interest form
Groups considering taking over their local library with the community managed library model should complete and submit this form to help inform the council's budget proposals.
If you have further questions please contact NLISfeedback@firstforwellbeing.co.uk and we will respond as quickly as possible.