Monthly Archives: November 2009

Public Libraries’ Economy Issue

I’m flying to Sioux Falls for PLA’s great Turning the Page training so I finally having a chance to catch up on my professional reading and saw Public Libraries’ “Economy Issue” (July/August 2009).  Since it looks like it won’t be … Continue reading

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Product Placement and Libraries

OK, I know you’re overwhelmed by the influx of patrons over the last few years, but is that really translating into more support for struggling libraries?  Sometimes I think people just take them for granted.  Some libraries have come up … Continue reading

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Four Branches Closing in Aurora

We had some very disappointing news locally from this week’s election.  Aurora, the city where BCR is located, lost its bid to create a general improvement district which would have given the library dedicated funding.  As their budget will be … Continue reading

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Public Libraries Advisory Group – 4th Meeting

We heard about some really interesting programs at our recent meeting of BCR’s Public Libraries Advisory Group.  Sweetwater (WY) County Library System is holding their 2nd annual Zombie Walk and Prom (?! what a combination).  Sioux City (IA) Public Library … Continue reading

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