Friday, January 4, 2013
Gwinnett leaders think the libraries are necessary, but with a different approach.
After another million-dollar budget cut to the Gwinnett County library system, county leaders think it's time for that organization to change its approach. "I would encourage the library to look at a new business model," Gwinnett District 2 Commissioner Lynette Howard said Thursday (January 3) as the county's elected leaders passed the 2013 budget. Amid a still-tight revenue situation, commissioners cut $1 million in materials from the library's budget, the latest of several large reductions to that system. Howard noted that the library branches "need to be a community center," but that current plans of coping with their situation are "not working," and she pledged to do "anything I can do" to help. -- What do you think the Gwinnett …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Here's your daily dose of what to know today.
Good morning, Lilburn. Here’s a digital check list for Thursday, June 23.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Gwinnett County Public Library Announces it’s Love For Dummies
Gwinnett County Public Library loves "Dummies.” Not you personally, silly. I’m talking about the series of more than 600 “For Dummies” books already in print. Go ahead, look on your bookshelf at home or at the office and I’ll bet that you have at least one of these series, such as “Internet for Dummies” or my personal favorite “Gardening for Dummies,” which, by the way, is well-worn around the edges and chock full of valuable information (as they all are). Publisher John Wiley & Sons has launched a national contest to celebrate its 20th Anniversary of the For Dummies publications. Can you believe we’ve all humbly admitted to being Dummies for 20 years by continuing to buy and check out their informational books? Both the Lilburn …