September 16, 2021

Public Library News Roundup

Illinois

Evanston Library to Hire Social Worker to Aid with Homeless, Other Patrons (via Evanston Review)

Graffiti of Trump’s Name, Swastikas Found at Northbrook Library (via ABC Chicago/WLS)

Massachusetts

Boston: Marty Walsh Plan Would Add Library Trustee Seats (via Boston Herald)

New York

Brooklyn Public Library Holding All-Night “Philosophy and Ideas” Event This Saturday

Yonkers Library Unveils New Vision for Future (via LoHud.com) ||| Direct to New Strategic Plan (20 pages; PDF)

North Carolina

Council Passes on Adding Internet Filters at Chapel Hill Library (via News and Observer) and Chapel Hill Strikes Down Porn-Blocker For Public Library (via WTVD)

Nova Scotia

Halifax Public Library Unveils New Five Year Strategic Plan (via HPL) ||| Direct to Full Text Plan (20 pages; PDF)

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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