Public Library News Roundup (20 Stories from 15 States and British Columbia)
Here’s our latest public library news roundup with reports from 15 states and British Columbia (we’re now going to include items from Canada).
All of these items were posted in the past week.
Finally, before the roundup begins we also posted a makerspace/library news roundup the other day.
It contains four stories and is available here.
Public Library News Roundup
Vancouver Island Regional Library budget up seven per cent (via Parksville Qualicum Beach News)
Vancouver Public Library launches Touch, a fundraiser to build library’s new digital lab (via Vancouver Sun)
Silicon Valley: Area Libraries seek decades of funding amid digital upheaval (via Mercury News)
Sonoma County: City Council Hears New Plan for Library System (via Argus-Courier)
Pinellas County: Agreement Continues Pinellas Library Co-Op
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.