Thursday, July 30, 2009

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Loses $1.4 in State Funding

Main Library facility

Cuts approved by the Library Board on Thursday, July 23, include the following:
  • Eliminate Sunday hours, except for the Sanger Branch Library, which will maintain Sunday hours year-long.
  • Reduction in the budget spent on books, DVDs, videos, CDs, and other items.
  • Eliminate page hours (Library pages perform manual duties such as sorting and shelving materials).
  • Reduction to the system's information technology budget.
  • Reduction in new furniture and equipment purchases.
  • No pay increases for exempt staff.
Source: Toledo Blade.

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