It’s about time.
Pennsylvania’s 50-year-old Library Code may soon be modernized.
The state Senate’s Education Committee is due to hear today from a slate of experts about proposed changes to library regulations, reforms to account for current technology, and new standards for employees, collections, facilities and accessibility.
E-book borrowing, perhaps?
The bill is being sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Dominic Pileggi of Delaware County.
A government report on Pennsylvania libraries issued in December recommended a slew of changes, including minimum levels of local funding and consolidation of services.