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- Mergers, takeovers, charity help California libraries cope. L.K. // American Libraries;Oct93, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p803
States that county library systems in California has been grasping at straws to find alternatives to the cuts that the FY 1993-94 budget is forcing. Plans to merge library services in Sacramento; Layoffs in Los Angeles County; The new library being build in Redondo Beach; More.
- Benefit assessment helps open doors of one cash-strapped California library. Cooper, Jeffrey M.; Crouch, Marilyn C. // American Libraries;Mar94, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p232
Looks at how rough economic times are affecting public libraries in California and highlights one project which may show other libraries how to cope with budget cutbacks. The Cameron Park project; Impact of the benefit assessment district program; Findings about libraries and property values;...
- Bertram gets $2M for 'green' library. Brown, Hal // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);3/11/2009, Vol. 137 Issue 10, p1A
The article reports that the Bertram Free Library was given a $2 million grant by the Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation for the construction of a new green library in Bertram, Texas.
- Public libraries bounce back-with help from their friends. Gardner, Marilyn // Christian Science Monitor;10/3/95, Vol. 87 Issue 216, p1
Discusses the rise in funds granted to public libraries in US after a series of government cuts since 1990s. Brief on some of the libraries that are already responding to the growth; Need for more improvement and efficiencies in the system; Note on some of the state libraries and their status;...
- Patron pleasing pays off. Goldberg, Beverly // American Libraries;Sep95, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p762
Reports that three public libraries in the United States have received bequests from estates of grateful patrons. Balboa Branch of the Newport Beach Public Library in California; Tulsa City-County Library in Oklahoma; Bloomington Public Library in Illinois.
- The vote is in: Undeniably operational. Hall, Richard B. // Library Journal;6/15/1995, Vol. 120 Issue 11, p40
Presents statistics on public library referenda for 1994. Notable capital campaigns, including El Paso, Texas; Major operating levy campaigns, including Oak Grove, Oregon; Referenda for public library buildings including votes and amount of referendum; Eight-year summary of capital outlay...
- NYC Budget Would Slash Libraries. // American Libraries;Jun96, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p28
Shares a May 10, 1996 `New York Times' report that New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani's proposed 1997 budget would impose a 25 percent cut on the city's three library systems. Details of budget's effects on the library system.
- Hitting the high Cs: The role of culture, currency, courage and curiosity in developing charging... Cram, Jennifer // APLIS;Sep/Dec96, Vol. 9 Issue 3/4, p133
Explores the motivations behind attempts to develop charging policies in public libraries. Identification of fallacies regarding user charges; Causes of the problems in this attempt; Provision of tools to assess the situation in individual libraries.
- Thrift store helping build new Burnet library. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);1/26/2011, Vol. 139 Issue 4, p9A
The article reports on the significance of the thrift store established by the Friends of the Library in raising funds for proposed new library in Burnet, Texas.