LA county library strives to recover

St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
December 1993
Library Journal;12/15/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 21, p22
Trade Publication
Gives information on the County of Los Angeles Public Library's (CoLAPL) fundraising campaign to counter the $30 million budget reduction enacted by Governor Pete Wilson. Readings to be held at branches; Other money-raising strategies to be used.


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