Queens Library Chairman and CEO Testifies at NYC City Council Hearing
Mr. Galante is testified before two NYC City Council committees:
- Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations
- Committee on Finance and the Subcommittee on Libraries
Read Mr. Galante’s Prepared Statement (3500+ Words)
The hearing was called after the New York Daily News ran a report about Mr. Galante’s salary and extensive office remodeling as the library eliminates jobs.
You can read the NY Daily News report and more in this infoDOCKET roundup.
The NYC Comptroller has announced plans to audit NYC’s three library systems.
Primary Documents from Hearing
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. 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.