WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
Today 34° Today 34° light 29° 29° chance patchy Tomorrow 33° Tomorrow 33° patchy 28° 28° chance
Wednesday, February 18th, 2009
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

The new book stacks at Ohio libraries could get sparse this year as state funding has decreased alarmingly. Sue Heckler Pittman, director of the St. Marys Community Public Library, is hoping for some help from patrons.

Related online story:
The coming year appears to be a dark and stormy night for Ohio libraries including St. Marys Community Public Library, whose projected book budget is down 66 percent. The culprit: a funding shortfall at the state level. [More]
Additional pictures on this date