Libraries must stay on cutting edge [But it makes us “old and cranky”]

Longtime Allentown Director Kathryn Stephanoff acknowledged that running a library today requires constant adjustments to new technology and community needs. ”One of the reasons I have become so old and cranky is that I’m always having to find the money to pay for what we need.”

Fricker said, ”You have to keep up and keep ahead. As soon as something is on the market, we’re investigating it.”