May 27, 2022

Public Library News Roundup (Reports From Alberta, British Columbia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ontario, and Rhode Island)

1. Alberta: New Branch of Edmonton Public Library Opens in Strip Mall (via CBC)

2. British Columbia: Vancouver Public Library Prepares to Move Forward On Three-Year Strategic Plan (via The Georgia Straight)

3. Iowa: Budget Cuts Force Cedar Rapids Public Library to Reduce Hours (via The Gazette)

3. Massachusetts: $78m Boston Public Library Renovation Nears Completion (via

4. New Hampshire: As Town Funding Drops Out, Gilmanton’s Library to Temporarily Close (via Concord Monitor)

7. Ontario: Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) Library System Cuts Hours at Three Branches (via The Standard-Freeholder)

6. Rhode Island: Providence Community Library Seeks $250K Boost from Elorza (via WPRI)

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.