Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Metro East Libraries Brace for Massive Cuts

Published in the 6/6/10 issue of the Suburban Journals/Collinsville Herald

Metro East Libraries Brace for Massive Cuts
Library System Lays off Staff, Slices Services

Evaporated state funding is claiming another victim: Libraries.

The Lewis and Clark Library System, which links nearly every library book in the Metro East, on July 1 will no longer offer nonessential services to members – meaning the continuing education, legal advice and advocacy provided since the 1960s will end. Six positions will also be chopped. Continue reading


June 23, 2010 Posted by | News Stories, Newspaper Writing, Sample Work | , , , , , | Leave a comment