After ignoring Cuyahoga County residents pleas over the last few years regarding their Facilities Master Plan, Cuyahoga County Public Library insists on putting it to their opposition. Fran Mentch is a strong opponent of the Facilities Master Plan and has been outspoken in regards to it. Cuyahoga County Public Library Board has totally disrespected and ignored her for over a year. When you take away someones right to be heard by totally ignoring them, it just makes the political climate ripe for incidents. It is Cuyahoga County Public Library Boards’ way of doing business. Now they are spending even more county money to have the county prosecutor defend this ridiculous incident.
Help us continue the fight for the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Public Library to stay in the Telling Mansion. It cannot be finalized while there is any legal action pending.
Please donate if you can.
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Wondering what’s going on?
Here’s an update.
The purchase agreement for Telling: Contrary to what the Library Director promised (when the property was listed, and repeatedly afterwards), the contract has no preservation requirements. There’s no Euclid Creek protection either.
The original injunction: Our attorney dropped it, in favor of more compelling action.
The second injunction: It’s still in court.
The result of our legal action: Per the purchase agreement, as long as there is litigation regarding the Telling Mansion, the purchase cannot proceed.
We are limited in what we can share, but the news that action is stalled because of our court case(s) is huge. We’re still in the game and people need to know that! Attorneys aren’t cheap, and we’re always looking for ways to raise funds. Please consider donating, even $5, as every little bit helps. Just click on the yellow Donate button on the right side of the screen.
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Here is an article outlining the meeting tonight.
If you cannot attend, please show them your support by commenting on this article.
They need to see your support.
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We have been informed that ‘…After hearing from numerous residents, Lyndhurst City Council is introducing legislation at tonight’s city council meeting regarding the Telling Mansion Library issue.’
Please take an hour out of your evening and go to Lyndhurst City Council meeting tonight and support their efforts on behalf of the Telling Mansion Library.
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Friday, Nov. 15th marked the continuation of legal proceedings regarding the South Euclid-Lyndhurst library. We are not at liberty to discuss details, however, these proceedings help DELAY the finalization of the sale.
Thank you for your ongoing support, both in social networking and dollars donated. You can Donate by clicking the DONATE button to the right.
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CCPL buys 338 copies of Dan Browns’ The Inferno for $28,730.
That is $85 a copy. Is this fiscally responsible spending when the list price for it is $29.95 on Amazon? Are they so focused on being #1 that they will do it at any price?
Yes, I realize they probably have specific companies they must purchase from…but these companies are only going to continue to charge ridiculous prices if you continue to buy them at that price. Librarians have commented before on CCPLs’ spending.
One librarians stated:
“..I purchase e-books for the library where I work and I don’t buy e-books with inflated prices, checkout limits, or any such shenanigans. Sure, I can’t offer the best sellers or most popular authors but I can provide books by self-publishers and smaller publishers who are friendly towards libraries. I’d rather spend my budget that way than send the wrong message that this sort of behavior is okay.”
CCPL can use a lesson in responsible spending. They are spending like drunken sailors with OUR money.
Cuyahoga County Public Library makes the news again for over-spending.by admin with No Comments
The Save the Mansion Library group supports Issue 79, for the Cleveland Public Library (CPL), and we urge eligible voters to do the same.
As you know, the Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL), of which our beloved Telling Mansion Library is a member, is being a bully, and not taking into account the opinions of taxpayers, nor are they being good stewards of the historic gem that they control.
But Cleveland Public Library is a well-run, socially conscious, and responsive system.
We urge those of you who live in the city proper to vote Yes on Issue 79. It’s a renewal levy and won’t even raise taxes.
Please spread the word, so no one gets confused. CPL shouldn’t lose out because of CCPL’s mistakes.by admin with No Comments
A list of soft porn for your enjoyment …. compliments of the Cuyahoga County Public Library!
This is what your taxpayer dollars are paying for!!! Aren’t you proud?by admin with No Comments