Tag: public library
The shared summer reading theme at the Gilroy and Morgan Hill libraries is “Every Hero Has A Story.” Gilroy Librarian Elizabeth Munoz-Rosas believes the Friends of the Gilroy Library belong in that category. “The FGL are our heroes,” she said.
It is gratifying indeed that our community recognizes the value of a community library – so much so that a continuation of the library parcel tax passed with a whopping 81 percent of the vote. Getting the necessary two-thirds majority to continue the $33.66 per year charge for a single family home was not a problem.
Given prominent front page coverage on Nov. 11, 1905, the Gilroy Advocate newspaper exclaimed “Library Site Promised!”
As the concept of community has moved beyond local to global and virtual, providing access and equitable space online is more important now than ever.