May 22, 2022

Public Library News Roundup (Reports From Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, and New York)

Arkansas North Little Rock Libraries To Add Hours After ’14 Cuts (ArkansasOnline)

California Proposal to Name North Branch Library After Michelle Obama Stirs Debate (via Long Beach Post)

and  Should North Long Beach Library Be Named For First Lady? Don’t Ask Us (via Long Beach Press-Telegram)

California Yolo County Libraries Get Faster Internet Access (via Davis Enterprise)

Connecticut West Hartford Library’s Budget on the Chopping Block (via Valley News)

Indiana [St. Joseph County] County Library Board Approves Strategic Plan (via South Bend Tribune)

Maine Bangor Public Library Gives Officials Glimpse of Renovations (via Bangor Daily News)

New York New York Public Library Gets Ready For Its Next Chapter (Audio and Text Report; via WNYC)


About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.