February 6, 2016

After debate, library board proposes keeping Edgerton branch open

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com A preliminary proposal for cuts to library services won’t include closing the Edgerton branch of the Johnson County Library. County library board members discussed several budget cut scenarios suggested by library administrators – all of which included the closure of the Edgerton Bank of Knowledge – during a meeting Feb. 9. During Continue Reading

Library board proposal could shutter Edgerton library

When Edgerton residents donated and built the Bank of Knowledge, a library, participants who gave nearly $200,000 to the effort to put a library in the community thought generations would be able to enjoy it. However, a proposal before the Johnson County Library board could shutter the 11-year-old Edgerton Bank of Knowledge. Board members will Continue Reading