January 16, 2022

Public Library News Roundup

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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.