Library rebuked over `donations.'

St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
September 1993
Library Journal;9/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 14, p116
Trade Publication
Reports criticism of the Queens Borough Public Library (QBPL), New York, for making donations to charitable organizations. New York Department of Investigation report; How giving away money reduces the amount of funds available to support QBPL's operations; Defense by QBPL board president James Chapin.


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