It is planned to close several libraries in Tbilisi. The librarians oppose theTbilisi City Hall. According to them, the City Hall plans to leave only 12 or 13 libraries from the 33 libraries in the capital. According to the librarians, many of them will not be able to pass the testing that the City Hall will conduct and will loose their jobs. The library staff members plan to meet with the members of the city council today.
According to Tbilisi Mayor, it is planned to modernize not to close the existing libraries throughout Tbilisi.
"We need qualified staff and they will have to be tested and trained," said Sopho Khuntsaria.