Letters to the Editor

Imagine

Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Letters to the Editor | Comments Off on Imagine

  May 4, Mail Tribune: As John Lennon, said, “Imagine.” Imagine a place that has 15 libraries serving over 200,000 people. Now imagine stable funding for the libraries, as well as a board to guide them and a return to full service hours. You can turn imagination into reality with a yes...

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Vote yes on 15-122

Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Letters to the Editor | Comments Off on Vote yes on 15-122

  May 3, Mail Tribune: For the next generation, please vote yes on Measure 15-122 for stabilized funding of our public library system. I became a grandmother a few weeks ago. My grandbaby’s first journey into the public at 6 days old was not to Grandma’s house. It was to the public...

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Bang for your buck

Posted by on May 3, 2014 in Letters to the Editor | Comments Off on Bang for your buck

  April 30, Mail Tribune: If you are inclined to vote “no” for library funding, please reconsider. In exchange for a once a year tiny tax bite, you, your children, grandchildren, neighbors and community can use the wide range of library services as often as you and they like. Please do...

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We still need libraries

Posted by on May 3, 2014 in Letters to the Editor | Comments Off on We still need libraries

  April 30, Mail Tribune: In a recent letter the writer proclaimed that libraries are “virtually obsolescent artifacts of a previous age.” Well, la-de-da! This might be the same guy who said the movies would disappear because of television. I use my computer every day — it’s...

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Vote for libraries

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Letters to the Editor | Comments Off on Vote for libraries

  April 25, Mail Tribune: Opportunity knocks for Jackson County! In May we can vote to form a library district. The district will provide funding for our 15 libraries that will no longer depend on county support. The libraries will be governed by an independent board, not the county commissioners....

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Support library measure

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Letters to the Editor | Comments Off on Support library measure

  April 26, Mail Tribune: I appreciated Ryan Pfeil’s article about the May library ballot measure (15-122). If I were asked to identify one place that truly exemplifies the “heartbeat” of my town, it would be our vibrant and welcoming library. The Medford library, and its sister...

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