November 22, 2017

Our Triple Bottom Line: It’s Time To Redefine Sustainability | Editorial

Environmentally sound. Socially equitable. Economically feasible. Each of these concepts alone encompasses a worthy goal and each contains a universe of complexity. Considered in tandem, they may just change the face of library sustainability planning. I, for one, am captivated by the potential that they could do just that.

New York Libraries Face Five Percent Cut

New York libraries are facing close to a five percent budget cut with just $81.6 million allocated in Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s executive budget—down from the $85.62 million granted to libraries last year.

New York Libraries Damaged by Irene Get Helping Hand

The New York Library Association (NYLA) distributed $10,000 during the week of December 12 to libraries damaged by Tropical Storm Irene in August. Flooding from the storm forced some New York libraries to close and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage, including the loss of thousands of books, DVDS, and other media. […]