Mayoral Library Name

In Los Angeles, they are considering renaming the main library after “Richard J. Riordan”:http://www.latimes.com/news/state/20010417/t000032571.html, who just happens to be the current mayor.

Underwhelming Passion

Adding a new “innuendo”:http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010417/en/review-televisionpassion_1.html to the American vocabulary: /I have an extensive library waiting for you to peruse at any time./

NY Librarians Pay

A sizable pay “increase(16% Increase Is Negotiated for Librarians)”:http://www.nytimes.com/2001/04/17/nyregion/17LIBR.html?ex=1070773200&en=d7c310e5b303315d&ei=5070 may be on the way for New York City librarians (although it seems it will only catch them back up with the suburbs.)

Novelist buys Newspapers

A second “look”:http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20010414/en/ap_arts__old_newspapers_1.html at the same subject focusing on Nicholson Baker’s personal crusade to save old newspapers.

Her First Library Card

!http://www.libraryplanet.com/images/morganto.jpg(Morgantown Public Library’s Nancy Swanger, a library associate, shows her granddaughter Sarah Stone, 4, how to check out a library book and apply for her very first library card on Wednesday afternoon. Sarah was at the library with a group from Guardian Angel Child Care from Bruceton Mills in Preston County.)! “Her(Her first library card)”:http://www.dominionpost.com/a/news/2001/04/13/bf/ first library card (not exactly news, but a nice picture…)

Libraries and Voting

We “like”:http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/sddt/20010410/lo/voters_to_fill_stalling_s_seat_tuesday_1.html Danon, Frye, and Murray!