Following the decision by Surrey County Council to remove its professional librarians – many libraries in the area – including Stoneleigh – Ewell Court and Tattenhams – may only be able to remain open if volunteers are found to take over their running.
Mrs Diana Kay – chairwoman of the Friends of Stoneleigh Library – and a group of around 20 supporters are rallying local people to support their cause and volunteer.
They are not asking for a lot of time – maybe 3 hours or so every couple of weeks, and they hope to get around 80 people involved.
Here we are reading this on the internet – but there are still a lot of people who rely on books – and many who prefer them to the electronic screen.
The friends are holding an information meeting on: