Sunday, September 4, 2011
Buffalo News Launches "Bucks for Books" Program
Buffalo News, 9/4/2011.
Excerpt: The Buffalo News is starting "Bucks for Books" today to purchase children's and adult books for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system.
The goal is to raise $250,000 to help offset an expected loss of $900,000 in funding for purchase of materials in 2012. The donations will be used to purchase books at all 37 branch libraries.
More visits but fewer hours, staff and acquisitions. (9/4/2011)
Erie County Exec's 2012 library allocation will "necessitate major changes". (6/7/2011)
County Exec builds a surplus by pulling the rug from under the library. (4/27/2011)
Funding picture gets progressively worse. (2/26/2011)
Unhappy times continue. (1/21/2011)
Library officials ask for final decision on budget. (12/22/2010)
Additional funding for library but not for arts groups. (12/12/2010)
Legislators restore County Executive's $4,000,000 cut to library - for now. (12/2/2010)
"No more worthwhile program of service". (11/14/2010)
A bibliopocalypse @ the library. (11/6/2010)
WBEN online poll offers 3 general options for public library future. (10/31/2010)
Reimagining the library. (10/27/2010)
Budget cuts = reduced hours. (10/21/2010)
Deep cuts (again) in the works. (9/17/2010)
Editorial puts in 'a word about libraries'. (8/30/2010)
Library could lose 25% of funding. (8/19/2009)