October 31, 2014

Fewer New Materials Mean Long Waits For D.C. Library Customers

From The Washington Examiner: Facing a dramatic slash to its book budget, the D.C. Public Library system is anticipating customer waits of up to six weeks for its popular materials if the D.C. Council does not restore funding next year. At an oversight hearing Wednesday conducted by Councilman Tommy Wells, about 50 library staff and […]

Calendar: Librarian of Congress, Acting Public Printer Will Speak to Congress Next Week During Budget Hearing

The Librarian of Congress, Dr. James Billington and Acting Public Printer of the U.S. GPO, Davita Vance-Cooks will be witnesses at a House Committee on Appropriations budget hearing next Tuesday (February 8, 2011). Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the U.S (GAO) and Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office are also listed as […]