Lady Lake library director: Help needed, or we will have to cut...

There are 4 comments on the Apr 5, 2009, Orlando Sentinel story titled Lady Lake library director: Help needed, or we will have to cut.... In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

The economic downtown has been a particularly a tough time for employees at the Lady Lake Library.

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Delusionole

Orlando, FL

#1 Apr 6, 2009
hmmmm. let see ...priorities all in order here. No wait...self preservattion. Seems before the county took over all was well.
WatchingFromAfar

Charleston, SC

#2 Apr 7, 2009
Instead of adding staff how about cut some services. A library is supposed to be a place where books are stored for use by citizens for reference and entertainment. Why have libraries morfed into some sudo educational facility? Stick to your book inventory and cut out all the crap.
KEEP IT SIMPLE.
Joel Rosenblum

AOL

#3 Sep 23, 2009
Of course, libraries are more than a place where books are stored. Children are guided to better citizenship and learn to communicate by visiting and taking part in their local institution. Seniors can participate and improve themselves as well, particularly at the Lady Lake facility where I personally observe the many activities and take an art lesson myself.
Dinah

Dumfries, VA

#4 Oct 18, 2009
Sounds like you need to result to what OUR county is doing: volunteerism.

These days, if you want a job as a librarian, especially in decent size libraries, you have to have a special education for it and that costs money. If you DO get the job, it doesn't pay much. It's not designed to be a living job.

When money is tight; you get volunteers, or you cut hours of operation.

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