Weston

Weston Library opened in 1974 in a small temporary building in Weston Lane. In 2000, after the building was damaged by a stolen car crashing into it, the library moved into the renovated and adapted premises of a former chip shop in Weston Lane. As of August 2016, this site is now being re-developed (following building collapse) and a library run by the YMCA will be part of the development.


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Further reading:

‘The Development of Public Libraries in Southampton, 1887-1921’, by Richard Preston in Southampton Local History Forum Journal, no. 15, Summer 2009, p3-22. (HS/h)


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