News from Tuesday, July 10

Jacksonville Public Library planning to cut hours, jobs – I should know better than to read another article about library cuts. It’s just really frustrating. The comments on this article are very interesting, especially the one that asks if the city isn’t more interested in serving the rich at the expense of everyone else. This is the home to the Jaguars, right? You would think the city would have some $$ because of this, right?

Brazil’s former president Fernando Cardoso accepts scholarly award at US Library of Congress
Money Monday: How Your Local Library Could Save You Some … – I haven’t had a chance to read this article (blocked at work!) but it looks interesting and useful.
The Library of the 21st Century  – Ok, I want a Nurdle Nook in my house.  And I want to work in a library like this.
Austrian city builds public library with nothing but QR codes, NFC and stickers – I like it, turning a city into a library.
Architizer Blog » A Library That Gets Around – a modern take on the bookmobile.

– I’m throwing this in here because I lived in Brazil while FHC was president. He’s a pretty smart guy (Ph.D. in Sociology) and was an excellent president.

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