Eleven million visitors. With true joy could Stockholm stadsbibliotekarie report on the successes achieved in the year 2018. Besökssiffran is the highest in the history. Lending and the activities of the programme have also increased.
”the Libraries are in the stockholmers ' everyday lives,” says stadsbibliotekarien Daniel Forsman. He and all the others working in the town library had to be in this moment many reasons to feel the satisfaction and stimulation for the future.
Jonas Naddebo, still lives which was in opposition when this happened, and therefore not involved, latch onto and say in a press release that he is incredibly proud of the work that is performed at our library. He them forward to develop the business further during this term of office.
Promising, they think about the library staff and other citizens who care about libraries.
But then something strange happens. Shortly thereafter presents Naddebo the plans for 2019. Contrary to what he had just said, the budget shall be cut down and the city library must dismantle the entire forty persons. Further cuts are planned for the coming year.
Naddebos bet that kulturborgarråd is short but already contains several remarkable statements. Basically the same day that he took office last fall, he expressed a view on whether to privatize the library. He did take it back after protests from other parties in the new majority. Not long after that came a new claim when he said that the state theatre should be profitable. Although this was followed by the political silence but surely a new discipline.
growth. We are getting more people every year. It says itself that it is not possible to develop the libraries with the cuts.
We suggest that Jonas Naddebo for the third time bite the bullet but this time by ensuring that the budget increases and makes it possible to develop of all the so-loved libraries.
Give the library staff job back.
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