You Can Do That @ the Library?!
Share Your Story
Join a community project, "We Have Stories To Tell" which unites children with family members, senior citizens and library staff to encourage the development of literacy skills through story telling. Children have the opportunity to make their own books in which they portray the story they are telling with illustrations of their own design.
SCPL News & Announcements - June 2009 Archive
Libraries Lend a Hand in Tough Times
A video from the Today Show: "In this recession, public libraries are seeing an increase in traffic and playing a new role in helping people find work. NBC's Peter Alexander reports."
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Posted by ann on June 25, 2009 at 1:07 p.m.
New Hours at All Branches Effective July 1, 2009
On July 1st, due to declining sales tax and property tax revenues, the Library will be cutting 20 additional staff positions (5 others were eliminated earlier), the supplies and services budget has been trimmed, the book and media budget cut, and the remaining staff will continue a 10% furlough, keeping all branches closed on Fridays. In all, $1,272,200 worth of cuts have been made for FY 2009-2010.
Please use the link below to see the entire document and schedule for the new branch hours.