May 22, 2022

Public Library News Roundup

1. Ontario: Waterloo Library Board Looking to Cut Costs (via The Record)

2. Ontario: Kingston Frontenac Public Library Board Opts Not to Disclose ‘Sunshine’ Salaries (via The Whig)

3. Ontario: Kingston Library Criticized For Ban On ‘Lingering Aimlessly’ and ‘Offensive Body Odour’ (via National Post)

4. Public Libraries Connecting the Next Billion: Report From Global Connect Initiative Meeting (via EIFL)

5. Audio: Downtown Syracuse Library Undergoes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation to Modernize for 21st Century (via WRVO)

6. Vancouver Public Library Launches Online Survey to Help Shape Next Strategic Plan

7. Virginia: Jefferson Madison Regional Library System’s Increased Funding Requests Not Fully Met (via The Daily Progress)

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.