Lots of money stories floating around out there. Library budget woes may cut new books from CA, Library bond referendum defeated in Delafield, WI, Community built library but now it's slipping away, from Montreal, also in Canada, Library closure worries inner city users, In Wyoming library administrators around the state worry that budget cuts, including the proposed elimination of the Regional Library Service Systems, will compromise the quality of services available to library visitors statewide. Bad news all the way from Finland, where Libraries in the City of Helsinki are likely to shorten their opening hours next year. The bad news continues in Ohio, Minnesota, Colorado, Maine, and Pennsylvania.
Some good news?Santa Monica City Council put off some major Capital Improvement Projects to release money for the Library project which is now underway.
Not a funding issue, but maybe interesting none the less, Tacoma, WA Library Board members voted unanimously Wednesday night to spend up to $100,000
for added security at the city's main facility.