budget cuts: Beaches Public Library, Neptune Beach, FL - 07/20/13 03:05 AM

I grew up in a book lover's home: Dad worked selling paper to book publishers, Mom worked for Oxford University Press, and the Sunday New York Times Best Seller list was a topic of conversation.
While I frequently got my Stephen King hardbacks for free, we used our local library as well. I grew up going to the library and borrowing books.
The Beaches Public Library in Neptune Beach is targeted for closing currently as part of the budget cuts by the City of Jacksonville. This is the ONLY library at the beach in Duval County.
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budget cuts: Residents Rally To Save Beaches Branch Library, Neptune Beach, FL - 06/23/13 11:54 AM

With the consolidation of Jacksonville in the 60's, many smaller towns were absorbed by the City of Jacksonville.
The proposal, and concept, was that savings could be realized, and both services and resources leveraged to provide for the larger city.
Coming in at 840+ square miles, Jacksonville, FL is larger the Los Angeles, and the idea of closing our Beaches Branch library is not going to "softly into that good night".
My parents both worked in publishing, and I grew up an avid reader, with a healthy respect & appreciation for libraries. 
Now, with budget cutbacks looming, the idea of … (0 comments)

 
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