Ohio libraries are on the offensive to save a proposed 50% budget cut by Governor Ted Strickland. According to a June 22, 2009 article in Library Journal, Governor Strickland is trying to close a $3.2 billion gap in the state’s budget by June 30, and financial support for libraries is on the chopping block.
Ohio libraries are urging residents to contact their local representatives and the Governor’s office to fight to save Ohio libraries from these budget cuts. The Save Ohio Libraries blog has more information how you can get involved by doing one of the following.
There are only a few days left for Ohio residents to show their support for public libraries. Don’t wait – your impact is NOW!