February 25, 2021

Public Library News Roundup

Arkansas
Fayetteville Public Library Holds Special Meeting to Discuss Tax Increase (via 4029tv.com)

British Columbia
Richmond Libraries Face Backlash After Cuts (via 24Hrs)

California
Iconic LA Central Library Building Celebrates its 90th Birthday (via LA Daily News) ||| LAPL Blog Post

Indiana
South Bend: Library pilots free Wi-Fi service to South Bend apartments (via South Bend Tribune)

Kansas
Wichita to Break Ground on New Public Library (via KSN)

Massachusetts
Photos: A First Look at the Renovated Boston Public Library (via Boston Magazine)

Michigan
Vandal Damages Thousands of Books at Troy Public Library, GoFundme Campaign Launched to Help Fund Repairs

Mississippi
Webster County: State Budget Cuts Will Affect Local Library (via The Webster Progress-Times)

Montana
No Additional GFDA, Library Funds Added to Great Falls Budget (via Great Falls Tribune)

New York
Rochester Libraries to Eliminate Fines For Children’s Books (Pilot) (via WHAM)

Pennsylvania
Adams County: “Library Leader: New Overtime Regulations Sure to Impact Her Staff” (via Central Penn Business Journal)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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