Message From City Librarian: Library Won't Pursue Ballot Measure in 2011
Mayor Hancock is a strong supporter of Denver Public Library, and has expressed his sincere interest in pursuing a long-term sustainable funding solution. I am hopeful that either the dedicated mill levy or library district will be on the fall 2012 ballot, as part of a broader funding solution for the City. I look forward to discussing this with the Mayor, Library Commission, and the public in the coming months.
I am confident that we will find a sustainable funding solution for the Library with the goal to provide the best possible service that our City wants, needs, and deserves.
Also, we are still awaiting our final budgets for 2012, and expect we will have this by mid-September. We are very optimistic that DPL will not have to take the full $2.5 million cut that we were previously given as a budget target, but only time will tell.
All DPL locations will be closed November 27, and will close at 4 p.m. November 26. The Westwood Branch Library will be closed November 27-30. More...