News and Updates
As we wind down 2013, we are reflecting in preparation for next year. 2013 was a big year that saw both challenges and successes. As far as Library Politics in the news well, there was a lot of it. That's what inspired this weekly roundup so that we could share the latest and greatest with you.
The results are in and the anti-library measure in Lafourche was defeated with 53% voting NO. The library community is Lafourche has been through a tough campaign.
The Lafourche Louisiana Parish Public Library is facing the most offensive opposition I’ve ever seen in a library election.
or many public libraries in the United States, Election Day 2013 was the single biggest fundraising day for a generation. In small townships and major cities across the country, libraries asked voters about plans for new buildings, innovative services, updated collections and expanded access, or to renew the basic funding for libraries in their towns, cities, and counties.