Wed, 06/02/2013 - 07:45
A library in north London which was occupied by squatters will now be run by volunteers from the local community following an agreement with Barnet Council.
Friern Barnet Library was occupied in September after it was closed by the council in April 2012. Squatters have lived inside the building throughout the winter, running a book...
Wed, 19/12/2012 - 07:00
Squatters who have taken over Friern Barnet Library will be evicted by the end of January unless they can come to an agreement with Barnet Council.
A group of campaigners took over the building in September, and have been running an...
Wed, 12/09/2012 - 08:40
A library service has been resumed in the closed Friern Barnet Library after squatters took over the building.
The activists, who took over the library last week, have now opened the building to the public and are holding regular borrowing...
Thu, 06/09/2012 - 07:28
Activists have occupied a north London library to protest at its closure.
A group of four protestors broke into Friern Barnet Library in the early hours of Wednesday morning (5th September), and claimed they wanted to see the facility reopened, after it was closed in April this year. A spokesperson for Barnet council told The...