NY Library Facing Possible Close

Jen sent in this New York Times [reg req]article detailing hard time for the New Rochelle Public Library.

“I don’t see a way that the city can maintain all public safety and public works services and continue to fund the library,” Mr. Strome said, noting that the city’s collection of fall leaves was completed only last month because of a shortage of maintenance workers.

Opponents of the library vote, a group formed by members of the Republican, Independence and Conservative Parties, call themselves The New Rochelle Public Library Coalition. They are sending information to residents by direct mail, e-mail and telephone…

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