15 August 2007

LibVibe - 16 August 2007

Click on the link above to listen to the
eight-minute library newscast, anytime.
  • Library director tells LibVibe - and you - about expansion, naming rights and 'political will'
  • Head of special collections describes retired cataloger's gift of very rare books
  • First lady on her love of libraries and a new one to be named for her
  • No other library news source does what we do.
Stories reported:
Iraq military storm national library; Library covets roadway, looks for way to fund $34 million expansion (interview, newspaper 1, 2); Retired cataloger bequeaths 2,000 rare books to library (interview, print); Small libraries can’t pay enough to keep skilled help; Border cities struggle to find librarians; Library to be named for Laura Bush (1, 2).