City Council Reads – Sally Bagshaw, District 7

The Seattle City Council was sworn in last month, and we here at ShelfTalk thought asking them about books would be a great way to learn more about our councilmembers. We asked them to tell us about books they’ve read (or almost read), books they want to read, books that inspired them, books they feel guilty … Continue reading “City Council Reads – Sally Bagshaw, District 7”

City Council Reads – Tim Burgess, Citywide Position

The Seattle City Council was sworn in last month, and we here at ShelfTalk thought asking them about books would be a great way to learn more about our councilmembers. We asked them to tell us about books they’ve read (or almost read), books they want to read, books that inspired them, books they feel guilty … Continue reading “City Council Reads – Tim Burgess, Citywide Position”

City Council Reads – Mike O’Brien, District 6

The Seattle City Council was sworn in last month, and we here at ShelfTalk thought asking them about books would be a great way to learn more about our councilmembers. We asked them to tell us about books they’ve read (or almost read), books they want to read, books that inspired them, books they feel guilty … Continue reading “City Council Reads – Mike O’Brien, District 6”

City Council Reads – Rob Johnson, District 4

The Seattle City Council was sworn in last month, and we here at ShelfTalk thought asking them about books would be a great way to learn more about our councilmembers. We asked them to tell us about books they’ve read (or almost read), books they want to read, books that inspired them, books they feel guilty … Continue reading “City Council Reads – Rob Johnson, District 4”

City Council adds $860,000 to Library’s 2010 budget!

On Nov. 12, 2009, the City Council Budget Committee unanimously voted to add $860,000 to The Seattle Public Library’s 2010 budget. The additional money means the Library will be able to provide seven-day-a-week service at 11 branches and the Central Library in 2010. Another 15 branches will operate five days a week for 35 hours. … Continue reading “City Council adds $860,000 to Library’s 2010 budget!”