January 16, 2022

Radio Report: How Independent Public Libraries in New Mexico Have “Transformed Their Communities”

From KSFR Public Radio in Santa Fe, NM:

In New Mexico, public libraries are funded by municipalities. That means, if you live in an unincorporated town, there’s no funding stream for a local public library. That isn’t the case everywhere. Some states, like Colorado, have library districts — like school districts – that fund libraries in rural as well as urban areas. Nevertheless, in northern New Mexico, residents in several towns have joined together to create independent libraries that have transformed their communities.

Listen to the Report on the KSFR Web Site

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.