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Cuts Mean Fewer Library Hours, No Bookmobile

The bookmobile will be parked and hours at all D.C. libraries will be reduced starting in October because of budget cuts.

The fiscal 2010 budget slashed the library budget by $4.8 million, and residents will feel the impact next month.

All libraries will continue to be open every day but Sunday.

-- Nikita Stewart

By Washington Post Editors  |  September 17, 2009; 11:22 AM ET
Categories:  Budget , City Finances , City Life , Nikita Stewart  | Tags: bookmobile, d.c. library, libraries  
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But we have enough money to pay for a convention center hotel! Marriott Corporation is so much more deserving of public funds than children and community members who want to use a library.

Posted by: letsbereal2 | September 17, 2009 4:25 PM | Report abuse

Hey! Let's park the bookmobile in front of a "Play Day" center each time there is a staff development day for teachers.

Posted by: shank2sb | September 18, 2009 1:52 AM | Report abuse

Peggy Cooper, get more creative! can't you drive it yourself?
Haven't ou heard of mart scheduling?

Posted by: concernedforwdc | September 19, 2009 3:31 AM | Report abuse

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