An overhaul of library services could lead to the closure of 16 libraries in Fife and the loss of 25 jobs.
The cost-cutting proposals, put forward by Fife Cultural Trust, would mean the closure over three years of Abbeyview, Bowhill, Colinsburgh, Crail, Crossgates, East Wemyss, Falkland, Freuchie,, Glenwood, Kinghorn, Lundin Links, Markinch, Pittenweem, Pitteuchar, Thornton, and Townhill libraries.
Footfall, access to alternative provision and the sustainability of buildings have all been used as criteria to identify the hit list.
However, the trust says the proposals, if agreed by councillors, will “transform” Fife’s libraries.
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