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Queens Public Library Petition

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April 25, 2010 Staff Report

Representatives from the Queens Public Library system are fighting city officials to ensure that likely cuts aren’t too severe.

They are aggressively undertaking a petition drive, both within each library and online.

The following petition form is on

Queens Library is currently facing a severe reduction in city funding. Over the last three years, the library has already sustained difficult cuts, and combined with the current proposals, it would amount to a staggering 27% reduction in our funding.

Such losses will have a truly devastating impact. Libraries in every part of the borough could be closed four and five days per week; one third of programs could be slashed, and hundreds of library employees could lose their jobs.

We cannot let this happen!

Click on this link to sign petition.

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