January 22, 2022

Public Library News Roundup: Stories From North Carolina, California, Oregon, Illinois, and Montana

All of these stories are from the past week.

1. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Proposed tax increase to fund library expansion (via The Daily Tar Heel)

2. Irvine, California: Mayor Pushes For Irvine Library in State of the City Address (via OC Register)

3. Oregon: Multnomah County Library District, OK’d by Voters Last November, Begins to Take Shape (via The Oregonian)

4. Granite City, IL: Granite City’s Library Needs Voters to Approve Bond Issue; Taxes Won’t Increase (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

5. Flathead County, Montana: Library Fnding One-Third of National Average

6. Illinois: Questions Surround Addition to DeKalb Library

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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.