May 16, 2022

Public Library News Roundup

1. California: Bakersfield: “Library Support Measure Goes Down to Resounding Defeat” (via

2. California: Santa Cruz Library Facilities Revenue Measure S Passes ||| Media Coverage

3.  Louisiana: “Once again, St. Landry Parish officials to consider asking voters to create and fund a parishwide library system” (via The Advocate)

4. New York: Jamestown: Taxpayer-Funded Initiative for the James Prendergast Library Voted Down

5. Ohio: Department of Taxation’s June 2016 Public Library Fund (PLF) Distribution Lower than Estimated and 3.5% Lower than June 2015

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.