2010-05-28 / Community

Arverne’s Kids Fight for Libraries


Children who regularly use the Queens Library at Arverne have been drumming up signatures on petitions in hopes of helping to restore funding to the library. Proposed city budget cuts of $16.9 million in the fiscal year 2011 on top of $11.5 million in cuts sustained in the fiscal year 2010 have threatened extensive reductions in library services borough wide. Children who regularly use the Queens Library at Arverne have been drumming up signatures on petitions in hopes of helping to restore funding to the library. Proposed city budget cuts of $16.9 million in the fiscal year 2011 on top of $11.5 million in cuts sustained in the fiscal year 2010 have threatened extensive reductions in library services borough wide.

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