One cost-cutting step the city has decided to take is to eliminate Sunday hours at the Main Library.
The library has been opening on Sunday afternoons from autumn until spring for a number of years, but slicing out the extra hours will help officials deal with rising costs and the prospect of sinking revenues.
The library has traditionally seen heavier use during recessions, perhaps because people can't afford to buy books or possibly because it offers something free for families trying to stretch strained budgets.
Mayor Art Ward said the move is one of a number of steps he's taking to hold the line on spending.
I'll have more on the issue tomorrow.
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