Bedfordview Library in desperate need of a revamp

Paul Willemburg DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation

Bedfordview Library in Ekurhuleni is facing a severe shortage of resources as well as infrastructure damage. During my visit to this library on Monday as part of the DA Gauteng Library Campaign, l was disappointed to see the dire state of the library. I was informed that the Ekurhuleni municipality…

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Community warned to stop destroying library books

Paul Willemburg DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation

The tearing of the pages of books by library users is a serious challenge facing River Park Library. The most targeted section are reference and academic books. I was shocked to learn about this problem during my visit to the River Park Library yesterday as part of the DA Gauteng…

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Merafong libraries under threat due to security risks

Paul Willemburg DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation

Crucial security measures are lacking at all the Merafong Local Municipality libraries, and as a result, there have been numerous burglaries at these libraries. During my visit to the Carletonville Library in Merafong on Monday as part of the DA Gauteng Library Week Campaign which will run from 6 to…

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