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Suburban Chicago Public Libraries Working to be More Accommodating to the Homeless (via Chicago Tribune/Aurora Beacon-News)On a Related Note…Australia: How Canberra Libraries are Helping the City’s Homeless
Starting January 8, all neighborhood branches will move to a universal schedule opening at 10am six days a week, rather than the staggered schedule currently in place.
The Southeast Anchor and Pennsylvania Avenue libraries will serve as community anchors on the East and West sides of the city, with added evening hours. The Central Library, open 7 days a week, will also increase evening hours.
he Pratt Bookmobile, Book Buggy and Mobile Job Center will spend more time on the roads serving the community.
The state has committed $3 million each year for five years to increase library operating hours. The city has pledged $750,000 annually over that time period to help the library hire additional staff.
“Dartmouth ‘Blazing a Trail’ with New Outdoor Library (via CBC)
“First outdoor library space in Canada”
Texas Library Evaluates Policy After Criticism of LGBT-Themed Display (via National Coalition Against Censorship)
Note: Post includes letter signed by Jamie LaRue, Executive Director, ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom ||| Background: Residents Divided Over LGBT Display at Temple Public Library (via Temple Daily Telegram; October 17, 2017)
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