Neither Heidi Dolamore nor the library board would talk about why she is leaving.
Berkeley mayor proposes to sidestep appointment process for library board
Jesse Arreguín is suggesting appointing a political colleague to the Board of Library Trustees rather than the lawyer whom the board has nominated.
Berkeley City Council ousts two library board members
The City Council on Tuesday removed the president and vice president of the Board of Library Trustees.
Opinion: Conversation and a community effort, not politics, is needed to correct the library’s travails
Jim Novosel, a member of the library board, wants to set politics aside and start a “healing process” by convening a task force to look at some of the library’s issues.
Berkeley City Council seems set to oust 2 library board members
Kriss Worthington believes the atmosphere is so toxic at the library that the only way to improve it is to remove two library trustees.
Library to hire former Albany city manager for top job
Berkeley Public Library. Photo: Nancy Rubin The Berkeley Board of Library Trustees plans to hire Beth Pollard, an administrator with deep roots in the East Bay, as the new interim library director. The decision will be confirmed at a meeting today. Pollard served as Berkeley’s interim deputy city manager from Sept. 2014 to February of […]
After outcry, library board votes to change South Branch name to include civil-rights leader
Supporters of a name change for the South Branch Public Library hold placards at a special Board of Library Trustees meeting on May 7, 2015. Photo: Tracey Taylor Supporters of a name change for the South Branch Public Library hold placards at a special Board of Library Trustees meeting on May 7, 2015. Photo: Tracey Taylor The Berkeley Board […]
Library to reconsider proposal to rename South Branch
The South Branch of the Berkeley Public Library at 1901 Russell St. on its opening day in May 2013. Photo: Richard Friedman The South Branch of the Berkeley Public Library at 1901 Russell St. on its opening day in May 2013. Photo: Richard Friedman The Board of Library Trustees (BOLT) will hold a special session Thursday, May […]