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Miami's Libraries SAVED.. For Now

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.11.2013 | Miami

"We did it," read the Save The Miami-Dade Public Libraries Facebook page in the early morning hours Wednesday. After an eight-and-a half-hour budge...

RARE PHOTOS: The Glory Days Of Our Libraries

Posted 09.03.2013 | Miami

Just days away from the final vote on whether 49 Miami-Dade public libraries will be partially shuttered, just under half of library staff laid off, a...

Bad News For More Than A Dozen Of Our Libraries

Posted 08.28.2013 | Miami

Mayor Carlos Gimenez's recent announcement that all Miami-Dade public libraries will remain open turned out to be bittersweet: he contends hours and s...

Mayor Makes Big Announcement

Posted 08.24.2013 | Miami

After dozens of rallies, hundreds of protestors, three town hall meetings, and one online petition, none of Miami-Dade's public libraries will close t...

45 Libraries To Remain Open.. But Without Staff?

Posted 08.16.2013 | Miami

Finally some good news for Miami-Dade libraries: Thursday Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced only four branches will close due to budget cuts instead of t...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Rally To Save Our Libraries

Posted 08.05.2013 | Miami

Hundreds braved a rainy weekend to rally to save Miami-Dade libraries, clearly disproving Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez's claim that the age of the ...

An Open Letter on Library Closures

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 09.30.2013 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Closing half-of-our-libraries is one of the most egregious insults Miami has ever faced. Many are in low-income areas which will really affect poor adults who rely on the library system for online access.

Why These 6 Libraries Are Saved -- For Now

| Posted 09.30.2013 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Francisco Alvarado Community outrage over Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez's decision to potentially...

WATCH: Mayor Makes OUTRAGEOUS Claim About Libraries

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 07.17.2013 | Miami

The news that Miami-Dade Mayor was axing funding for a no-kill program at county animal shelters got worse on Monday when he announced that nearly two...