Tag Archives: Missouri

Library Funding in Jeopardy

MO Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft, says that libraries “expand opportunity and unleash potential” in their communities. This year, funding for Missouri libraries faces deep cuts at both the state and federal levels. State funding, through the state library, and … Continue reading

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Register to vote at the library

  You can register to vote in Cass County at any location of Cass County Public Library. We will deliver your registration to the County Clerk’s office. The deadline to register to vote in the March presidential primaries is next Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Snapshot Day at the Library

We recently participated in a state-wide project to record and document a typical day in the life of a public library. On the designated day, library staff members made a special effort to take pictures of anything and everything going … Continue reading

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State budget cuts loom over library

Regular readers will know that we normally use this space to promote upcoming library programs or to let patrons know about library services. But today we need to let you know about a development in Jefferson City that has already … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ‘”Shhh…” Library’

A month into my new duties as branch manager at Drexel seems to be an opportune time to pause and reflect on “the library experience.” When I think back to my youth and I admit, I frequented libraries, well… infrequently; … Continue reading

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