Thursday, January 7, 2010

Spending Freeze and Budget Cut

I'm sorry to have to report to you that a spending freeze has been instituted for the library and all other Town Hall Departments by the order of the First Selectman and as a result the library will be unable to order any materials until further notice.

The acquisition of the latest bestsellers and other new books, movies, etc. will be delayed until this freeze is lifted.

In addition to the freeze, the library has been instructed to return 1% of its operating budget to the Town. As a result, our book, DVD, music, and audiobook budgets have been reduced. No new audiobooks can be purchased until the next fiscal year, and new book, movie, and music purchases will be limited.

Donations will be greatly appreciated during this difficult time.

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