book http://wlrn.org en Creating The Public Library For The Future http://wlrn.org/post/creating-public-library-future <p>Miami-Dade County Public Libraries have a big financial hole to fill. In order to stave off closing branches and laying off dozens of employees, the Miami-Dade County Commission this year raided the library's reserve fund. That will leave an estimated $20 million deficit in the next fiscal year. In order to generate ideas for the library of the future, library director Raymond Santiago has gathered together a task force with "everything on the table." That means the possibility of higher taxes to support public libraries.<br /> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:15:12 +0000 Tom Hudson 24281 at http://wlrn.org Creating The Public Library For The Future