Library Groups and Campaigns

 

If there is a library friends or campaign group in your area which does not appear in this list, please send us details via email to TheLibraryCampaign@gmail.com and we will add it.

A full list of information on the different models of libraries, listed by authority, can be found on Ian Anstice’s Public Libraries News site which you can access HERE.

Greater London

  • Libraries for Life for Londoners  (LLL) – umbrella organisation for London groups WEBSITE (checked 7/18)

 Barking and Dagenham

  • Save Robert Jeyes Library TWITTER (checked 12/19)

 Barnet

 Bexley

  • Friends of Blackfen Community Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Bostall Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Crayford Library WEBSITE (updated 12/19)

 Brent

 Bromley

  • Save Bromley Libraries WEBSITE FACEBOOK (updated 12/19)
  • Save Beckenham Library PETITION (added 12/19)
  • Friends of West Wickham Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 Camden

  • Camden Public Libraries Users Group WEBSITE (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Belsize Community Library WEBSITE  TWITTER  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Chalk Farm Library FACEBOOK (added 07/18)
  • Friends of Highgate Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Holborn Library WEBSITE (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Queens Crescent Library WEBSITE (checked 12/19)
  • Swiss Cottage Central Library Users Group WEBSITE  TWITTER (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of West Hampstead Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 12/19)

 Croydon

  • Save Croydon Libraries Campaign WEBSITE  TWITTER  EMAIL  PETITION (checked 12/19)
  • Upper Norwood Library Campaign (library run jointly by Croydon and Lambeth) EMAIL (updated 12/19)
  • Save Upper Norwood Library From Closure (library run jointly by Croydon and Lambeth)  TWITTER (checked 12/19)

 Ealing

  • Save Ealing’s Libraries Campaign FACEBOOK  PETITION (checked 12/19)
  • Save Hanwell Library PETITION (updated 12/19)
  • Save Pitshanger Library PETITION (added 01/20)
  • Save Southall Library Campaign PETITION (added 01/20)

 Greenwich

  • Friends of the East Greenwich Free Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of West Greenwich Library WEBSITE (checked 12/19)

 Haringey

 Harrow

 Islington

  • Friends of Islington Libraries are incorporated in Islington Society WEBSITE  EMAIL according to news article of 6/11 (checked 12/19)

 Kensington

 Lambeth

  • Defend The 10  WEBSITE  TWITTER (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Carnegie Library (Herne Hill) WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Durning Library (Kennington) WEBSITE  EMAIL (updated 12/19)
  • Friends of Lambeth Palace Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Minet Library – Minet Hub WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Streatham Library Group FACEBOOK  TWITTER (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Tate Library (Brixton) WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library (Vauxhall) WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Upper Norwood Library Campaign (library run jointly by Lambeth and Croydon) EMAIL (updated 12/19)
  • Save Upper Norwood Library From Closure (library run jointly by Lambeth and Croydon) FACEBOOK  TWITTER (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of West Norwood Library FACEBOOK (checked 12/19)

 Lewisham

 City of London

  • Friends of Guildhall Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)

 Merton

 Redbridge

  • Stop Gants Hill Library Redevelopment PETITION (added 01/20)

 Richmond Upon Thames

  • Friends of Ham Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Hampton Wick Library WEBSITE  TWITTER  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Kew Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Whitton Library/Junior Friends of Whitton Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (checked 12/19)

 Sutton

  • Friends of Cheam Library WEBSITE  TWITTER (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Sutton Life Centre WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 Waltham Forest

 Wandsworth

 Westminster

 

South East

 Buckinghamshire

  • Friends of Aylesbury Study Centre and Library PETITION (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Bourne End Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Buckingham Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Burnham Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Chalfont St Giles Library WEBSITE (updated 12/19)
  • Friends of Chalfont St Peter Community Library WEBSITE (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Great Missenden Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Iver Heath Community Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Wendover Library (FOWL) WEBSITE (added 12/19)

 East Sussex

  • (East Sussex) Music Libraries Action Group (MULAG) WEBSITE (updated 8/18)
  • No To Forest Row Library Cuts! PETITION (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Little Common Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)
  • Save Ore Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER  PETITION (updated 8/18)
  • Friends of Pevensey Bay Library TWITTER (updated 12/19)

 Hampshire

  • Save Hampshire Libraries PETITION (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Chineham Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Isle of Wight

 Kent

 Medway

 Milton Keynes

  • Friends of Bletchley Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Newport Pagnell Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of the Library in Olney FACEBOOK (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Stony Stratford Library WEBSITE  YOUTUBE (checked 12/19)

 Oxfordshire

  • Friends of the Community of Adderbury Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Bampton Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Benson Library FACEBOOK  TWITTER (updated 12/19)
  • Friends of Deddington Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Goring Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Hook Norton Community Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Kennington Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 12/19)
  • Friends of North Leigh Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Save Old Marston Library PETITION  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Sonning Common Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Summertown Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Watlington Library FACEBOOK (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Wheatley Library WEBSITE (added 12/19)
  • Save/Friends of Wychwood Library WEBSITE  TWITTER (checked 12/19)

 Portsmouth

  • Friends of Southsea Library FACEBOOK (added 12/19)

 Reading

  • Save Southcote Library PETITION (added 01/20)

 Southampton

  • Friends of Bitterne Library FACEBOOK (checked 12/19)
  • Burgess Road Library Buddies PETITION (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Cobbett Road Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Millbrook Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Portswood Library FACEBOOK (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Woolston Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Surrey

  • Surrey Libraries Action Movement (SLAM) WEBSITE  TWITTER (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Bagshot Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 12/19)
  • Friends of Farnham Library TWITTER (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Hersham Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Molesey Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of New Haw Library EMAIL (added 12/19)
  • Friends of Stoneleigh Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (checked 12/19)

 West Berkshire

 West Sussex

  • Save Our Local West Sussex Libraries PETITION (added 01/20)

 Windsor and Maidenhead

  • Friends of The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Libraries EMAIL (checked 12/19)

 

South West

 Bath and North East Somerset

 Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

  • Friends of Canford Cliffs Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 Bristol

 Cornwall

 Devon

  • Support for Axminster Library FACEBOOK  TWITTER (checked 01/20)
  • Barnstaple Library Friends Group FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Bideford Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Braunton Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Budleigh Salterton Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Chagford Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Chudleigh Library WEBSITE (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Colyton Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Combe Martin Library Group FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Crediton Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Cullompton Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Exmouth Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Ivybridge Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Kingskerswell Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (01/20)
  • Friends of Kingsteignton Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Moretonhampstead Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Ottery Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Pinhoe Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Princetown Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Teignmouth Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Totnes Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Uffculme Library Friends WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Dorset

  • Friends of Burton Bradstock Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Supporters of Colehill Library WEBSITE (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Corfe Castle Community Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Portland Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friend of Puddletown Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Stalbridge Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Sturminster Newton Library FACEBOOK (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Swanage Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Upton Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Weymouth Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER  EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Wimborne Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Wool Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 Gloucestershire

  • Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries  WEBSITE  TWITTER  EMAIL (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Matson Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 Plymouth

 Somerset

  • Save Somerset’s Libraries WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  PETITION  EMAIL (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Bridgwater Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Castle Cary Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Chard Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Cheddar Library FACEBOOK (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Crewkerne Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Glastonbury Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Ilminster Library FACEBOOK (01/20)
  • Friends of Langport Library FACEBOOK (checked 01/20)
  • Thomas Poole Library Nether Stowey WEBSITE (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Shepton Mallet Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Save South Petherton Library PETITION (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Street Library FACEBOOK (01/20)
  • Friends of Williton Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Wincanton Library Friends FACEBOOK (01/20)
  • Friends of Wiveliscombe Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (checked 01/20)

 South Gloucestershire

  • Supporters of Hanham Library FACEBOOK (checked)

 Swindon

 Torbay

  • Friends of Brixham Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Churston Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Paignton Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Torquay Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 

West Midlands

 Birmingham

 Coventry

 Dudley

  • Friends of the Coseley Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Gornal Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Kingswinford and Wordsley Libraries WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Long Lane Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Lye Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Sedgley Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 Herefordshire

 Sandwell

  • Friends of Central Library West Bromwich FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Bleakhouse Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Brandhall Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Thimblemill Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Shropshire

  • Friends of Bayston Hill Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Bishop’s Castle Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Church Stretton Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Save The Church Stretton Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Cleobury Mortimer Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Ellesmere Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Market Drayton Library EMAIL (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Pontesbury Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Rounds Green Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Staffordshire

  • Friends of Burntwood Library FACEBOOK  TWITTER  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Cheslyn Hay Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Hednesford Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Lichfield Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Penkridge Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Rugeley Library Friends FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of the Silverdale Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Walsall

 Wolverhampton

 

North West

 Blackburn with Darwen

  • Friends of Darwen Library FACEBOOK (updated 01/20)

 Bury

 Cheshire East

  • Save Disley Library TWITTER (added 01/20)

 Cumbria

  • Friends of Grange Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Millom Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Knowsley

 Lancashire

 Liverpool

  • Friends of Allerton Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Sefton Park Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Save Sefton Park Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Manchester

 Rochdale

  • Friends of Balderstone Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Carnegie Castleton WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Smithy Bridge Library TWITTER (added 01/20)

 Sefton

  • ABC (Ainsdale, Birkdale and Churchtown) Library Group – Save Southport Libraries TWITTER (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Ainsdale Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Churchtown Library TWITTER (checked 01/20)

 Tameside

  • Friends of Denton West End Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Help Us Save Hale Library PETITION (updated 01/20)
  • Hands off Old Trafford Library (HOOT) WEBSITE  TWITTER (updated 01/20)

 Trafford

 Warrington

 Wigan

 Wirral

 

North East

 County Durham

  • Friends of Annfield Plain Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Blackhall Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Darlington

  • Darlington Friends of the Libraries WEBSITE  EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of Cockerton Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)

 Gateshead

  • Friends of Gateshead Central Library WEBSITE EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Ryton Community Library Volunteer Association WEBSITE (updated 01/20)

 Newcastle

  • Save Newcastle Libraries Coalition TWITTER  PETITION (updated 01/20)
  • Friends of High Heaton Library WEBSITE (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Jesmond Library WEBSITE (updated 01/20)

 Northumberland

  • Friends of Libraries in Tynedale (FLIT) WEBSITE (checked 01/20)

 Redcar and Cleveland

  • Friends of Grangetown Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Guisborough Library TWITTER (added 01/20)

 Stockton-on-Tees

  • Friends of Fairfield Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 South Tyneside

  • Friends of Whitburn Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Sunderland

 

Yorkshire and Humber

 Bradford

  • Love Bradford Libraries TWITTER E-ZINE (added 02/20)
  • Save Bradford Libraries PETITION (checked 01/20)
  • Friends of Keighley Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Wibsey Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 Calderdale

  • Don’t Bulldose Our Library Campaign EMAIL (updated 01/20)
  • Stop Beechwood Road Library From Closing Down PETITION (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Rastrick Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER  EMAIL (01/20)
  • Friends of Todmorden Library WEBSITE (updated 01/20)

 Hull

  • Friends of the Western Library FACEBOOK (added 02/20)

 Kirklees

 North Yorkshire

  • Save North Yorkshire Libraries PETITION (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Bedale Community Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Bentham Library WEBSITE (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Easingwold Community Library WEBSITE (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Filey Library TWITTER (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Harrogate Library FACEBOOK (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Kirkbymoorside Community Library WEBSITE (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Newby and Scalby Library WEBSITE (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Scarborough Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Settle Community Library WEBSITE (added 02/20)

 Sheffield

  • Save Sheffield Libraries Campaign PETITION (updated 02/20)
  • Sheffield Communities Against Library Privatisation FACEBOOK  TWITTER (updated 02/20)
  • Sheffield Libraries SOS FACEBOOK (added 02/20)
  • Broomhill Library Action Group WEBSITE  TWITTER  EMAIL (updated 02/20)
  • Friends of Broomhill Community Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Ecclesfield Library WEBSITE (updated 02/20)
  • Friends of Greenhill Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (updated 02/20)
  • Sheffield Central Library PETITION (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Zest (Upperthorpe Library) WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER  EMAIL (updated 02/20)
  • Walkley Library Action Group WEBSITE (added 02/20)

 Wakefield

  • Friends of Airedale Library FACEBOOK (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Castleford Library WEBSITE  EMAIL (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Normanton Library TWITTER (added 02/20)
  • Friends of Ossett Library WEBSITE (updated 02/20)
  • Friends of Sandal Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 02/20)

 

East Midlands

 Derbyshire

  • Save Our Unique Library – Glossop SOUL WEBSITE (added 5/13)

 Lincolnshire

 Northamptonshire

  • Friends of Earls Barton Library FACEBOOK  EMAIL (added 01/20)
  • Friends of Higham Ferrers Library FACEBOOK (added 01/20)

 

East England

Cambridgeshire

Much of the list below is taken from the Cambridgshire County Council website on 26 March 2012. That site may list an email contact where there is no link to a specific Friends website.

  • Friends of Arbury Library WEBSITE  TWITTER (updated 08/13)
  • Friends of Bar Hill Library  WEBSITE (updated 08/13)
  • Friends of Barnwell Road Library
  • Friends of Chatteris Library (FROLIC) WEBSITE (added 08/13)
  • Friends of Comberton Area Library WEBSITE (checked 08/13)
  • Friends of Cottenham Library FACEBOOK (added 08/13)
  • Friends of Ely Library WEBSITE (added 08/13)
  • Friends of Great Shelford Library WEBSITE (added 08/13)
  • Friends of Haddenham Library WEBSITE (added 08/13)
  • Friends of Linton Library
  • Friends of March Library
  • Friends of Milton Road Library WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER (updated 09/14)
  • Rock Road Library Friends FACEBOOK (added 08/13)
  • Friends of Warboys Library (FOWL) WEBSITE (updated 08/13)
  • Friends of Willingham Library WEBSITE (updated 08/13)

Essex

Hertfordshire

  • Friends of Chorleywood Libraries – details available via Residents’ Association website (Updated 4/13)
  • Friends of Borehamwood Library – no longer in operation
  • We Heart Libraries – covering North Hertfordshire and Stevenage including libraries in Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock, Royston, Stevenage (Central and Old Town) and Knebworth  WEBSITE  FACEBOOK  TWITTER (amended 01/14)

Luton

  • Libraries of Luton Arise WEBSITE (added 11/13)

Peterborough

  • Friends of Werrington Library (added 5/13)

Suffolk

Wales

Anglesey

  • Friends of Menai Bridge Library TWITTER  EMAIL (added 01/19)

Cardiff

  • Save Roath Library TWITTER (added 03/16)
  • Save Rumney Library FACEBOOK (added 10/14)

Glamorgan

Gwynedd

  • Save Criccieth Library FACEBOOK (added 07/15)

Monmouthshire

  • Friends Of Abergavenny Library Services – FOALS FACEBOOK  TWITTER(added 03/15)

Rhondda

Scotland

Angus

  • Edzell Library Group (added 5/13)

Dumfries and Galloway

  • WIgtown Library PETITION (added 1/14)

Midlothian

Moray

North Larnarkshire

  • Save Newarthill Library FACEBOOK (added 1/17)
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