All posts tagged: Public library

Jun 9 – Let City Council Know You Support Your Library

Dear Library Supporter, I hope you can attend the San Diego City Council meeting on Monday, June 9 at 2 p.m. to let City leaders know the importance of Library services. At this meeting, the Council will consider and possibly vote on the Mayor’s proposed budget. It is important our elected leaders understand that San Diegans value their libraries and expect strong public support for the library system. The Mayor’s Proposed Budget calls for funding additional hours at all libraries, and expands the number of libraries open on Sundays from eight to 12. The proposed budget also creates a new homework service to provide after-school tutoring at 18 libraries. These are important additions. However, the proposed budget calls for a $500,000 decrease in spending for library materials. A majority of Council members have called for a return of those funds in their budget revision memos to the Independent Budget Analyst (IBA). The IBA agrees encouraging the Council to reinstate $500,000 to the Library’s materials budget. We call on the Council to not reduce important funding …

Jan 26 – The Healthcare Movie

This 65 minute documentary tells the real story of how the health care system in Canada turned out to be so completely different from that in the United States, when in the 1950’s they were essentially the same. While Canadians experience the benefits and peace of mind of Canada’s universal health care system, the forces against change in the U.S. are now much stronger and have much more at stake financially. Is there hope for the United States? Narrated by Kiefer Sutherland learn more at Featuring discussion with Dr. Bill Honigman, E.R. Doctor and Co- Coordinator of Campaign for a Healthy California, Orange County Free Admission Where Chula Vista Public Library Civic Center Branch Auditorium 365 F Street, Chula Vista CA 91910 When SATURDAY, JANUARY 26TH 2:30 pm