Library Ideas

Closed 30 Apr 2019

Opened 17 Jan 2019

Feedback updated 11 Jun 2019

We asked

The council is keeping libraries open while it works with Bristol redisents to find solutions for the library service so it meets the needs of each local area. We want to build a library service that everybody can enjoy.

You said

We held 12 public meetings and met over 300 people and have published all the ideas and suggestions here. The ideas list is searchable for theme or site.


We did

We are now working with each individual library through the Friends or Community Groups to talk through the priorities.


We want you to tell us about your ideas or suggestions for your library and its building.  We are looking for opportunities for community-led activities and partnerships to create a library service for the future. Ideas could include extending the service and use of buildings while also looking at the wider needs of the local community. These can be small ideas that could be started quickly, as well as  bigger ideas which will make a significant difference to how a library service is provided in the future

You can add details about an idea you have and how you think it might be implemented in the form below.  Please fill in the form as fully as you can.  We can only take a few proposals forward at any one time and preference will be given to ideas which meet the needs of the community and those that demonstrate a good chance of being delivered.   You can submit ideas up until the end of April 2019.  If you have more than one idea you can add another via the link at the end. 


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