The 29 percent cut did not negatively influence services, Nutting said, noting that hours were not reduced and programs were not dropped. Nutting said the cut was a move to make the library more efficient.
“The library is fully open and functional,” Nutting said.
Cuts came from cost-saving initiatives such as eliminating a circulation desk and encouraging self-checkout, he said.
“The reality is, the library took a large cut simply because of the way the library does business,” Nutting said. “The outcome is we’re getting good services for less dollars.”
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