Library News

Ashland Chamber Endorses Libraries for All

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Ashland Chamber Endorses Libraries for All

Public Libraries Build Strong Economies Libraries, like public education, have become an important drawing card for economic development in a region.  Businesses today can locate anywhere and look for clues that reveal the foundation of a robust community.  Investment in public education, public...

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From Distant Admirers to Library Lovers and Beyond

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on From Distant Admirers to Library Lovers and Beyond

 A new report as part of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project focus on libraries has been released, From Distant Admirers to Library Lovers and Beyond. You can read the introduction below, view the summary, or the complete report. Report Summary:...

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Ballot Measure 15-122 Formation of Library District

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Ballot Measure 15-122 Formation of Library District

Jackson County (by referral) 15-122  Formation of Library District with Dedicated Funding for Library Services Question:  Shall County-wide Library District be formed with permanent rate limit up to $0.60 per $1,000 assessed value beginning July 2014? Summary:  If approved, Jackson County...

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Commissioners Approve Referral of the Formation of Special Library District

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Commissioners Approve Referral of the Formation of Special Library District

On Wednesday, February 12, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners formally approved Board Order 20-14, which seeks voter approval for the formation of a special library district on the May 2014 ballot. In addition to funding the libraries, this special district would transfer management of the...

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