…Brockton Public Library faces a… loss of eight jobs, six from layoffs in the fiscal 2009 budget currently before the City Council.
…Bridgewater Public Library awaits a June tax override vote to [fund] the restoration of the 63 hours it was open in 2005.
…Norton Public Library faces layoffs, reduced services and hours after town meeting cut the budget 35 percent.
…Rockland Public Library’s state certification is jeopardized.
…Randolph… recently regained state certification that was lost when operating hours were reduced because of budget cuts last year.
…“At the moment, we’re at least holding our own,” said Charles Michaud, director of the Turner Free Library in Randolph, which recently regained state certification that was lost when operating hours were reduced because of budget cuts last year….
“Twenty-six years into it, it’s Proposition 21/2 coming home to roost,” he said.
[Crossposted from ONE Massachusetts]