May 28, 2022

Public Library News Roundup

California: New State-of-the-Art Library Coming to Arcadia (Pasadena Star-News)

California: Berkeley Library Director to be Named Without Public Input? (via SJ Mercury-News)

Georgia: Gwinnett Library Will Relocate, Close For 2 Weeks (via AJC)

Illinois: Niles Public Library District Hires Consulting Firm to Guide Strategic Planning (via Niles Herald-Spectator)

Illinois: Schaumburg Library Details Renovation Plans (via The Daily Herald)

Kansas: Lawrence Public Library Leaders Say Pay Lags that of Other Libraries (via Lawrence Journal-World)

Kentucky: Henderson Co. Library Ready to Expand (via The Gleaner)

Minnesota: Rochester Library Board Ready To Explore Shared Space (via  Post-Bulletin)

Missouri: Budget Issues Force Barry-Lawrence Regional Library to Make Cuts (via

New Jersey Libraries Have Secrets: The Private Rooms of North Jersey’s Public Libraries (via

New York: Grand Opening of Onondaga County Public Libraries Central Library in Downtown Syracuse

New York: New York Public Library Reads Up on the Cloud

North Carolina: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Launches Wireless Hotspot Project (via THE Journal)

Ohio: Cuyahoga County Libraries Push Every Child To Have A Library Card

Oklahoma: Renovated Tulsa Central Public Library to Reopen this Fall (via Tulsa Public Radio)

South Carolina: York County Library Director Fired by Board Amid Investigation Into Management (via The Herald)

Tennessee: Chattanooga Public Library Staff Reiterates Building is Safe Despite Asbestos (via Times Free Press)

Texas:  Dallas Central Library Reopens 7th Floor With New Space, Unique Exhibits (via Dallas Morning News)

Wisconsin:  La Crosse Library Seeking Input on 5-year vision (via LaCrosse Tribune)

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