Thursday, May 22, 2008

The LAPL Dodges a Bullet.

It seems that the people of Los Angeles have spoken out against library branch closures, budget cuts, staff layoffs, and additional fees, and the book-buying budget has actually been increased by $2 million. Further details here.

Among the LAPL's resources, its marvelous photo collections include, pictured at left, a shot by Cliff Solomon of the exterior of Philip Marlowe's office building, which appeared in Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye (1973).

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