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Thanks to All for Voting on the 2022-23 LPL Budget, Trustee Positions

by Mark Bialczak | 38 days ago

Community members passed the proposal for the 2022-23 LPL budge by a count of 1,740-409.

We voiced our thankfulness in this week's community library column for Eagle News Online/Star Review.

It appeared on Page A1 of the print edition. 

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We are grateful to community members who voted on May 17.

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The Liverpool Public Library is grateful to community members who voiced their support at the ballot box on Tuesday, May 17, passing the 2022-23 budget by a count of 1,740-409.
 
“I would like to thank the Liverpool community for their continued support of the Liverpool Public Library,” said LPL Director Glenna Wisniewski. “As author John Vincent stated in The Role of Libraries in Times of Crisis: ‘Libraries support their communities in many different ways. Whether through times of humanitarian or political crisis, civil unrest or even the personal crises that affect all of us, libraries can be places of comfort, safety, reconciliation, and hope.’
 
“You can count on the daily commitment of our staff and trustees to provide the services and materials to help all our users manage their way,” Wisniewski said.
 
Also on May 17, Yvette Hewitt, Mary Schapley and Dennis McLaughlin were reelected to five-year terms to the LPL Board of Trustees. They’ll be sworn in for the new term at the July meeting.
 
The trustees and Wisniewski’s management team worked for months, with long discussions about the state of the economy, before setting and approving the 2022-23 budget with a 2.49 percent tax impact.
 
Find details on our website budget page.

Mark your calendars. Staff members are well on the way to making this a summer to remember for the Liverpool community. The kickoff for this year’s Let’s Read, Liverpool! Oceans of Possibility comes with two sessions of fun, activities and registration for the children’s, teen and adult reading clubs. Readers of all ages are invited to the Dinosaur Garden lawn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25 and Monday, June 27.
 
Find our events for the rest of May, June on our website calendar page.