January 19, 2022

Public Library News Roundup (Reports From U.S. and Canada)

Alabama: Lee County Residents Ask County Commission to Restore Library System Funding (via Opelika-Auburn News)

Georgia: New East Marietta Library Will Cost $12 Million (via AJC.com)

Kentucky: The Louisville Free Public Library Now Has a Streaming Service for Local Music (via LEO Weekly)

New Jersey: Camden County, Librarians Struggle to Agree on Salaries, Benefits (via Philly.com)

New York: New York Public Library Digitizes 137 Years of New York City Directories, Access Online

Ohio: Library Asks Voters To Renew 0.5-Mill Levy (via Newark Advocate)

Ontario: Ottawa Public Library Board Denies Request to Release Shortlist (via Ottawa Citizen)

Oregon: Springfield Public Library Asking Residents to Help Plan its Future (via Register-Guard)

Wisconsin: About 900 Items Returned to Milwaukee Public Library During Fine Amnesty (via WISN)

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.