Last updated: * August 27, 2017 to summarize Escondido City Council meeting on August 23, 2017. Please see the end of this post for the most recent materials. Escondido Public Library Privatization June 14, 2017 At the Escondido City Council‘s meeting on June 14, 2017 (see agenda, meeting minutes and video broadcast), it was incidentally disclosed that the city was exploring cost saving opportunities by outsourcing library services. In a letter to the city council about the city budget for…
Click Here to see Sarah Springfield I want to keep it local, diverse and here is Escondido not some distant corporation
A 70-ft long unwelcome mat was laid out today to let LS&S and Argosy Capital that we do not want them here. They are unwelcome in our city.Video of UnWelcome Mat for LS&S
Young people in agreement! Love my library 1 Love my library2 Love my library3, don’t want LS&S
LS&S No Place and no room for you here
Life Long Resident Keep LIbrary out of clutches of Sam Abed, City Manager
This library is ours.
I need this library to be successful
Library volunteer says we don’t want or need you. Leave us alone
Concrete evidence demonstrates LS&S poor choice for Escondido library operator Escondido, CA: Despite unanimous opposition from the Escondido Library Board of Trustees, Library Foundation, American Library Association, and in the face of overwhelming objection from the community, the Escondido City Council majority continues its path to execute a contract with Library System and Services (LS&S), a Maryland company, to take over operation of the Escondido library. However, LS&S’s competence has been brought into question in a report which surfaced recently….