By: Diane Benjamin From the June City Managers report: http://www.cityblm.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=8951 Page 53 Visitors and circulation continue to be less than last year. Why does the library need to expand? (click to enlarge)
By: Diane Benjamin From City Manager David Hales’ February report: http://www.cityblm.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=8404 Page 51 The green line is the current year. Please tell Tari the number of visitors is decreasing. Ask him to explain why the library needs an addition!
by: Diane Benjamin Monday night the Council will be asked to approve buying the property south of the current library. This item is on the CONSENT AGENDA which means nothing to see here, sit down, shut up and vote. Council members can pull items from the Consent Agenda for discussion. I bet this one gets […]
by: Diane Benjamin I can’t answer that question! I continue to hear stories of obnoxious patrons at the Bloomington Library. Staff and security personnel are evidently not enforcing the rules. The library should be a tranquil place for patrons, not a place to dodge troublemakers. On March 19, 2013, the Library Board approved these rules: […]
by: Diane Benjamin According to Mayor Renner, the total circulation at the Bloomington Public Library has increased from 600,000 to 1,500,000 from 2005 to 2012. The bad economy may be the reason, but an analysis of why hasn’t been done. Regardless, the Library Board thinks they need to build an east side annex. A new […]