Friday, June 7, 2013

Eastern Shores, Manitowoc-Calumet Library Systems Merger Talks Suspended

Suspension of Merger Investigation by Librarians. (The Library Connection, the Monthly Newsletter of the Eastern Shores Library System, May 2013)

The Study
As introduced by Sen. Joe Leibham (R-Sheboygan):  Require the Department of Administration, in consultation with the Department of Public Instruction, to conduct a study of the public library systems to identify potential savings by
  • Consolidating regions 
  • Using technology 
  • Reducing duplications and inefficiencies 
  • Utilizing LEAN practices 
  • Increasing the sharing of services between library systems

The Report
Progress Report and Preliminary Recommendations.  SRLAAW Subcommittee,  Draft, : April 29, 2013

Related posts: 
Eastern Shores and Manitowoc-Calumet Library Systems Merger Talks Update.  (3/28/2013) 
Manitowoc-Calumet and Eastern Shores Continue Library Systems Merger Investigation. (3/4/2013)
Eastern Shores Library System explores merger possibilities.  (10/18/2012; includes document timeline from 6/4/2011 onward)

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