May 17, 2022

Public Library News Roundup


Juneau Assembly Backs Away from Library Cuts (via KTOO)


Musical Instruments Can Now Be Borrowed Through Calgary Public Library (via CBC)


Video: Possible Budget Cuts Could impact Ansonia Public Library (via WTNH)


Evanston: Librarian Back From Leave Could Be Fired Over Social Media Post (via Evanston Review/Chicago Tribune) & Evanston Deletes Documents Showing Board Wanted Popular Librarian Out For Years (via Evanston Patch)


Residents of Indianapolis Can Now Register Online for an Indianapolis Public Library Card
Go “cardless” using KeyRing.

New York

A Queens Library Branch is Hosting an Epic 31-Hour Open House (via NY Daily News)

North Carolina

Charlotte: With $65 Million, New Main Library Could Reshape a Major Chunk of Uptown (via The Charlotte Observer)


The Last Open Branch of Douglas County Library System Closes, System Shutdown Complete (via KLCC)


Layoffs at Saskatoon Public Library (via The StarPhoenix)

South Carolina

Charleston Libraries Ditching Single-Use Plastic Bags, Will Opt for Resusable Bags and Paper Moving Forward (via The Post and Courier)

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.