May 21, 2022

Public Library News Roundup

1. California: Launching Thursday: San Francisco Public Library Will Provide New “Scholar Card” to 55,000 SF Unified School District Students

1. Maine: Seventeen Libraries Awarded Grants from Income Tax Check-off Fund

2. Maryland: Heidi Daniel Hired to Lead Baltimore’s Pratt Public Library Replacing Carla Hayden (via The Baltimore Sun)

3. Massachusetts: Great Barrington Libraries See Hours Cut (via The Berkshire Eagle)

4. Missouri: Kansas City’s Biggest Libraries Could ‘Weather The Storm’ if Federal Funds are Cut (via KCUR)

5, Oregon: Douglas County Library Hearing Final Step to Losing Recognition (via The News Review)

6. Wisconsin: Local Library Leaders Fear Funding Cuts (via The Journal Times)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.