Li­brary-users kept wait­ing

The Oban Times - - News -

BOOK read­ers on Mull and Iona are wait­ing for an Argyll and Bute Coun­cil of­fi­cer to tell them what sug­ges­tions they have about the fu­ture of their li­brary ser­vice.

Plans are be­ing made to re­tain the mo­bile li­brary bus as an as­set main­tained by the com­mu­nity.

Last Fe­bru­ary’s bud­get meet­ing agreed fund­ing for the is­land li­brary van would be re­moved and the coun­cil en­tered into ne­go­ti­a­tions with the com­mu­nity.

One plan was to keep the school li­brary in Tober­mory but those on the Ross of Mull said they would then be with­out a ser­vice. Ross of Mull res­i­dents say they would like to keep the li­brary van.

Mull Com­mu­nity Coun­cil heard last Tues­day (July 8) that no pro­pos­als have been put

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