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MARC CHASE: Gary library should junk planned Vegas junket

MARC CHASE: Gary library should junk planned Vegas junket

With water gushing into your basement, your income shrinking and your fiscal future in doubt, would you book a junket to Vegas for yourself and five friends?

May 20, 2014 12:00 am

Gary Public Library board delays main branch renovation

GARY | A contentious public meeting, preceded by a shouting match in an almost two-hour executive session, left the Gary Public Library main branch renovation project in limbo last week.

March 31, 2014 8:17 pm

Gary Public Library seeking bids for main branch interior

GARY | After closing its doors two years ago, the Gary Public Library main branch building at 220 W. Fifth Ave. is slated to reopen as a library and cultural center.

March 08, 2014 10:00 pm

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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December 23, 2012 12:00 am

State audit calls on former Gary Public Library worker to reimburse more than $5,000

GARY | State auditors are requesting a former Gary Public Library worker pay back more than $5,000 in compensation in an investigation made public this week.

December 07, 2012 6:00 pm

Group seeks comments about closure of Gary Public Library

GARY | The Citizens to Save the Gary Public Library will host a public forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the future of Gary's main library branch.

May 31, 2012 12:00 am

Gary Public Library director resigns effective May 1; acting chief appointed

GARY | About five months after taking over the embattled Gary Public Library system, Director Otis Alexander is stepping down, the Library Board president said Tuesday.

April 17, 2012 3:30 pm

Mayor asked to shelve Gary library board appointee

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is being asked to schedule a public hearing to remove Rayfield Fisher, a member of the Gary Public Library board appointed by former Mayor Rudy Clay.

March 29, 2012 7:45 pm

Lake County Council shelves Gary library dispute

CROWN POINT | Those wanting to read the next chapter in the Gary Public Library dispute are being put on a waiting list.

March 13, 2012 8:00 pm

Lake County Council won't delay Gary library board member's hearing

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council refused Thursday to delay next week's public hearing on whether to remove Cynthia Watts as its representative on Gary's library board.

March 08, 2012 8:00 pm

Gary library workers call staffing cuts 'a slap in the face'

GARY | Gary Public Library employees said Monday they are bracing for a staff reorganization that will kill their union, put many of them out of work and impoverish those who remain.

February 27, 2012 9:00 pm

Lake council member to face hearing over Gary library vote

CROWN POINT | A Gary Public Library board member next month at a public hearing will have to defend her decision to support closure of the city's main library.

February 24, 2012 5:00 pm

Gary Library Board votes to lay off workers

GARY | Layoffs of Gary Public Library employees will become effective March 1, said Tony Walker, president of the Gary Public Library Board.

January 30, 2012 10:00 pm
2 seek injunction to reopen Gary's main library

2 seek injunction to reopen Gary's main library

HAMMOND | A request for an emergency injunction was filed in federal court Thursday seeking to reverse the Gary Library Board's decision to close and dismantle the main branch at 220 W. Fifth Ave.

January 26, 2012 3:45 pm
Gary library reorganization plan not ready

Gary library reorganization plan not ready

GARY | Scores of library supporters flooded Tuesday's meeting of the Gary Library Board to learn which workers would be laid off, but the reorganization plan wasn't ready.

January 24, 2012 9:45 pm Photos

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Gary residents not ready to close the book on the city's main library

Gary residents not ready to close the book on the city's main library

GARY | Wind-whipped snow greeted some three dozen people as they rallied Monday morning outside the now-shuttered main Gary Public Library.

January 02, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Main Gary Public Library closes its doors

Main Gary Public Library closes its doors

GARY | At 11 a.m. Wednesday, the main Gary Public Library began its transition from a library to the South Shore Museum & Cultural Center by closing its doors to patrons wanting to check out materials.

December 29, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Main Gary Public Library to become cultural center

GARY | The city's main library at 220 W. Fifth Ave. will be renovated as the South Shore Museum & Cultural Center at a cost of $2 million rather than shuttered as originally proposed earlier this year.

December 13, 2011 10:00 pm
EDITORIAL: Take library merger plans off shelf

EDITORIAL: Take library merger plans off shelf

If ever there were a sign that public libraries are in trouble, it is the decision in both Hammond and Gary to close library branches to save money.

October 03, 2011 12:00 am Related

GUEST COMMENTARY: Gary Library Board hasn't tried to rescue main library

How can the children and citizens of this great city be educated without the main library open, located within blocks of City Hall?

September 09, 2011 12:00 am
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