Library Offers Job Shop for Unemployed

The Louisville Free Public Library has opened a Job Shop at its Main Branch. The Job Shop combines all the resources for job seekers previously offered at the library, including internet service, computers, and books, plus new additions, like video conferencing and a fax machine. Assistant Library Director Nancy Browning says they’ve also prepared some… Continue reading Library Offers Job Shop for Unemployed

Former Ambassador To Speak In Louisville

Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk is coming to Louisville this week.  Indyk was twice appointed to the post by President Bill Clinton and also held the job during the first six months of the George W. Bush administration. He’ll speak this week at the Louisville Free Public Library about his diplomatic service, and… Continue reading Former Ambassador To Speak In Louisville

Library Plan Unveiled

A new master plan for the Louisville Free Public Library system will be presented to a Louisville Metro Council committee Tuesday afternoon. Library Director Craig Buthod says the $100 million plan proposes the construction of three regional libraries, additional neighborhood libraries and  improvements to existing facilities over the next 12 years. Buthod says the plan had to be… Continue reading Library Plan Unveiled

Faltering Economy Creates Risk in Library Master Plan

Louisville Free Public Library officials are less than two months away from their deadline to complete a new master plan for the system. The faltering economy isn’t making the process easy. Library Director Craig Buthod has been charged with formulating a master plan and presenting it to the Metro Council by the end of the… Continue reading Faltering Economy Creates Risk in Library Master Plan