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The Final Task Force Report to the Library Joint Powers Board on Financially Sustainable Service Models has been submitted. The entire document is available here. Comments are welcome and may be submitted using the "Add a Comment" link (below). They may also be submitted through the online comment ... [Read more]

Posted by ann on Jan. 31, 2011
Tags: finances, library service models
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So I signed up for this library task force. Now, on alternate Thursdays, you can find me and the other members of the group hunched around a big table in the meeting room of the central branch. Twenty years ago I reported regularly to the same building. Back then, I ... [Read more]

Posted by shieldss on Nov. 16, 2010
Tags: library service models
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Just a quick update on what is happening with the Task Force Subcommittees have been busy researching a list of potential service efficiencies provided by library futurist Joan Frye-Williams during her early September visit. A list of these is below so you can see the nature of what is being ... [Read more]

Posted by shieldss on Oct. 12, 2010
Tags: library service models
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Well, we’ve had three meetings of the Task Force (and are having our fourth meeting in a few short days). At this point, I’m sure we’re all realizing just how much work it’s going to be. Our job is to develop several different service models that will take the Library ... [Read more]

Posted by landerst on Sept. 21, 2010
Tags: library service models
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Working on this Task Force is a unique opportunity. Most library systems, when faced with the problems and issues that Santa Cruz is dealing with, would hire a consultant to design models. The consultant would then present various options to the Library board and they would decide which model to ... [Read more]

Posted by shieldss on Sept. 17, 2010
Tags: library service models
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