Brooklyn is Back

Brooklyn is Back

Here’s the Good News!

From Coney Island on up to Clinton Hill, all 60 Brooklyn Public Library branches have reopened following a lengthy string of repairs that have stretched for nearly two years. – Brooklyn bibliophiles rejoice! All 60 public library branches now open after lengthy repairs

The Bad News is two branches will be closing in a few months and there is still $300 Million in additional repairs backlogged.

Avon Park Expansion

bq.Plans to expand and renovate the 12-year-old Avon Park Public Library will be proceeding, despite receiving a bid that exceeded the original $835,535 budget by $310,000. – “Bob Balgemann(County Bites Bullet On Library Overrun)”:http://www.highlandstoday.com/MGBE5P6O49E.html It isn’t very often I get to comment on a local news story (I don’t work there, but I live five minutes away).