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Posts Tagged: budget cuts

LA Libraries are Back

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The entirety of LA’s 73 public libraries will be running in full force—the first time this kind of operational simultaneity has happened since August 2010, when budget cuts enforced some immediate cutbacks. You can thank Measure L, the ballot which passed last March, that allots money to the public library system. How often do you […]

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Less Bad News for NYC Libraries

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There’s more bad news about NYC’s libraries, but it’s less bad than ever, which in the context of libraries is almost like good news. The budget for the 2012 Fiscal Year is out, which was the impetus for Mayor Bloomberg’s assertion that libraries have been “saved.” Cuts in service, closings of branches, layoffs (although the […]

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Help the NYPL

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Help keep the New York Public Library open! The library is taking a severe blow due to major budget cuts (the highest cut in 100 years). They’re asking for donations and letters to elected officials, hoping to prevent the shutdown of services that the cuts would bring about. Unfortunately the $40 million reduction in library […]

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