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Library's first community meeting about expected budget cuts set for Wednesday
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library announced today that the first community meeting to share information about the Library's budget will take place this Wednesday.
Four other sessions have been scheduled, with more sessions to be scheduled soon so that citizens from across the County who are interested in the future of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library can learn more.
The purpose of these sessions is to:
- Share the presentation viewed at the Library's April 15 Board of Trustees meeting.
- Facilitate a dialogue between the community and the Library in order to identify additional factors that may assist with planning for FY 2011 which begins July 1.
- Encourage citizen advocacy and support for the Library.
Last week Director of Libraries Charles Brown presented three scenarios to the Board of Trustees that outlined ways the Library could potentially deal with an expected $17 million budget cut from Mecklenburg County.
The Board of Trustees will vote on the Library’s final operating budget in June following adoption of the FY11 budget by the Board of County Commissioners.
Information Session Schedule
Wed, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. – CPCC North campus: 11930 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville
Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. – CPCC Levine campus: 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews
Wednesday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m. – Main Library: 310 North Tryon Street, Charlotte
Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. – Myers Park Baptist Church: 1900 Queens Road, Charlotte
Monday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. - CPCC Cato Campus: 8120 Grier Road, Charlotte
Thursday, May 6 at 6:30 - Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church (Fellowship Hall): 9401 South Tryon Street, Charlotte
Saturday, May 8 at 10:30am – Friendship Missionary Baptist Church (Conference Room A):3400 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte
For more information about the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library budget, visit our website at www.cmlibrary.org.