New Yorkers Deserve Better than Stagnant Library Funding

Did you know that the per capita library funding in NYC is approximately half the state average? New York City deserves better. Better library funding for operating budgets, better library buildings, increased programming, more technology access, you get the point. Today at Noon the NYC Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and Intergroup Relations will … Continue reading New Yorkers Deserve Better than Stagnant Library Funding

On Getting Punched in the Face While Working at the Library

(Happy National Library Week!) How library workers at small urban branches combat the true violence of oppression poverty Steve Kemple   On Saturday afternoon a man punched me in the face (I’m OK) while I was working at the Price Hill Branch Library in Cincinnati, Ohio, where I’m the manager. (Happy National Library Week to … Continue reading On Getting Punched in the Face While Working at the Library