Toronto’s Library Committee has voted no to closing branches

November 3, 2011

Rob Ford is pressuring the Toronto Library board to cut 10% of its budget, totaling approximately 7 million dollars. The board has been pouring over recommendations for cuts including eliminating computers from all libraries, charging for library cards and closing 38 of Toronto’s libraries. For now the board has voted against closures. They have yet to determine what budget cutting measures they will put in place. Read more in the Globe and Mail.