Fighting with Father

The Pittsburg
Post Gazette
has a Story on the Andrew Carnegie
Free Library in Carnegie. Andrew made it clear he
wanted the library run a certain way, and now they want
to change that.

\"\"If he would have left us some
money to do it, we would have followed his rules,\" said
Carnegie Mayor Bob Heinrich, an ex-officio member of
the library board.n 1899, Carnegie prepared a document saying that it
was his \"expressed wish\" that the library always be free
to the people and run by a 17-member board of
trustees.

Until now, the trustees honored his wishes, even
though the large board was unwieldy.

\"We have been unable to get a quorum at about 75
percent of the meetings,\" said Shawn Wright, attorney
for a group of trustees.

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