U.S. Public Library News Roundup: 21 Stories From 16 States
Here’s a selection of public library news items from around the country. All of the stories were posted online during the past week except where noted. Our roundup from last week (18 stories/14 states) is available here.
Santa Clara County: Local Libraries’ ROI Valued at 400 Percent (via Los Gatos Patch)
Note: Here are direct links to info from from SCCL Report
ROI Study-Overview ||| Executive Summary
Ford Heights: Impoverished Suburb Has a Library District, But No Library (via Chicago Tribune)
Norridge/Harwood Heights: Now Open: Working Bakery Inside the Eisenhower Public Library
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New, Larger Kaysville Library Expected in Two Years (via The Davis Clipper)
Thanks to Matt Weaver for his assistance in preparing this roundup.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.