Thursday, May 22, 2014

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Stand Up for the Branches


Thanks
to our patrons’ years of hard work and advocacy, Mayor de Blasio has
proposed a budget that maintains funding levels for Brooklyn Public
Library (BPL)—sparing a devastating cut.



However, after years of budget cuts, the city’s three library
systems need $65 million more in public funding to provide more hours,
more programs and more vital resources to New Yorkers.




Now is the time to build the library system that Brooklyn truly deserves.




We have a historic opportunity to ask the City for increased funding to
allow all BPL branches to stay open six days a week, provide more
collections and programs and improve our facilities. But we need your
help.



Here’s how you can Stand Up for the Branches:




» Write to your elected officials to ask for increased funding and share what BPL means to you

» Stay on top of the latest BPL news through Facebook, Twitter and eNews, and share with your friends

» Make a gift to your neighborhood library through our Support the Branches campaign


Thank you for standing up for BPL and making a statement that our libraries are essential to Brooklyn.





Support all NYC libraries.

Visit mylibraryis.org to learn about all three library

systems in the City and the vital role they all play.






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