December 11, 2017

Public Library News Roundup From the U.S. and Canada

Connecticut

Westport: “Coming Soon to the Library: Humanoid Robots” (via WSJ)

Delaware

New Castle: Editorial: Don’t foul up innovative library plan (via Delaware Online)

Idaho

Video Report: Librarians around Idaho go high tech

Illinois

Chicago libraries accept immigrant licenses as ID (via AP)

Michigan

Brandon Township charges ex-librarian lied about skills (via Detroit News)

Missouri

St. Louis County Library breaks ground on new facility (via KSDK)

Ohio

Audio Report: Local library levies are rising as state funding decreases (via WKSU)

Ontario

Toronto Public Library Launching Citywide Digital Content Awareness Campaign

Pennsylvania

Bloomfield Public Library struggles financially, looks to community for funds (via The Patriot-News)

Tennessee

U. of Tennessee Wins Grant to Look at Rural Public Libraries’ Role in Economic Development

Washington

Olympia Timberland Library a hot spot for crime calls to police (via The Olympian)

Wisconsin

Wausau: Library volunteers send excess books to a noble death (via Wausau Daily Herald)

West Virginia

Charleston: Library officials hope new levy will succeed (via Charleston Gazette)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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