Public Library News Roundup (19 Stories from the U.S. and Canada)
Here’s a new roundup featuring public library news from around the U.S. and Canada.
All of these articles were published in the past ten days. Thanks to Matt Weaver for his help in preparing this post.
District of Columbia
Couple Accused of Manufacturing Meth on Grounds of a Sarasota County Library Branch
Miami-Dade Considers Bringing Libraries to Parks in a Cost-Saving Move
Zephyrhills shaves $25,000 from cost of library (via The Tampa Tribune)
Queens Library President Thomas Galante is trying to muzzle his board (via NY Daily News)
The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Receives Single Largest Individual Gift In Its History (via NYPL)
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.