Tag Archives: budgets

Another Threat to Library Funding

So many libraries and librarians are so very frugal.  They are careful to stay within their budgets, not ask for too much, supplement operating expenses with grants, donations and volunteers and keep salaries low.  When times are bad they accept … Continue reading

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Advocacy Article

There have been so many articles supporting libraries lately, but this one from Kenneth C. Davis (of the Don’t Know Much About _____ books) really does a wonderful job of making our case. Thanks to Linda Tillson for posting this … Continue reading

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The Future of Public Library Funding

I sat in on a very depressing audio conference from the Urban Libraries Council this Wednesday, The Future of Public Funding.    We all know the demand for our services is increasing exponentially in the current economic climate.  Unemployed customers … Continue reading

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Fundraising @ your library

Money (or the lack of it) seems to be on everyone’s mind these days, and our dwindling budgets are resulting in cuts to programs and services, but I’ve heard of some ingenious tactics lately, some of which may even be … Continue reading

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