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Rawdon library welcomes councillor's donation
8:00am Monday 28th October 2013 in Local news
A councillor has agreed to donate £500 to help Rawdon Library buy much-needed office equipment Councillor Brian Cleasby has agreed to donate the cash from his Members Improvement in the Community and Environment funds to the volunteers who now run Rawdon Community Library.
Coun Cleasby said: “I am delighted to be able help the hardworking volunteers who are now running Rawdon Community Library.
“It is only when a library is threatened with closure do you realise it’s true value.
“The work and commitment of this group is to be applauded.”
June Longley, from the Friends of Rawdon Library, thanked Coun Cleasby for his support and said: “We are very appreciative of Brian’s generous support for our community library. “His donation of £500 will allow us to purchase a good-quality printer and a supply of headed paper.
“These will support our aim of providing a professional service.”