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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.

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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).

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DC King Update

Since last we looked in , where do the proposals for a new downtown library in Washington, DC stand ?

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DC King Question

What should be the future of the Martin Luther King Jr. Library ? Many opinions are being expressed .

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Bookstore or Library?

Changes to the High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library are intended to “make the library look and feel more like a bookstore.”

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Library w/ Town Houses

Scotts Valley is considering an offer by a developer to package a new library with 20 townhouses.

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Belton Train Look

The new Belton Public Library will have a stylized train depot look, in honor of the current location.

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Monroe Library Doors

Some patrons of the Monroe Library are unhappy about the lack of automatic doors.

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No Room in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Town Library is too small .

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Fresno County Proposal

Next time someone tells you libraries are going to be around much longer tell them about Fresno where they are planning a new library with a 97 Million pricetag.