Public Library News Roundup (25 Stories From 13 States, 2 Provinces)
Here’s a new infoDOCKET public library news roundup with a selection of stories from the U.S. and Canada. All of these stories were published in the past two weeks.
We hope you find the roundup interesting and useful.
Library Set for Revamp: Burlingame Foundation Raising Money for Modern Features (via The Daily Journal)
San Francisco Public Library Proposes New Code of Conduct With Penalties
Santa Monica Hires New City Librarian (via Santa Monica Lookout)
Baltimore: Maryland Board of Public Works Approves $4.8 Million to Complete Design Plans For Renovation of Central Branch of Enoch Pratt Free Library
Prince George’s County Executive Proposes More Sunday Hours for Libraries (via Washington Post)
Buffalo: Library hopes to again avoid budgeted funding cut (via WBFO)\
Book-Loving New Yorker Writes Surprise Ending, Donates $6 Million to The New York Public Library (via NYPL)
Queens Library Director Thomas Galante Questioned at NYC Council Library Budget Hearing
Kanawha County Library Trying for Excess Levy Again (via WSAZ)
Thanks to Matt Weaver for his help with this roundup.
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.