Commerce Public Library http://ketr.org en Commerce Public Library offers 'opportunity to explore, introduction to new horizons' http://ketr.org/post/commerce-public-library-offers-opportunity-explore-introduction-new-horizons <p>Brad Klypchak, a Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce faculty member and member of the <a href="http://www.commercepubliclibrary.org/">Commerce Public Library Ambassadors</a>, discusses two books that have been important in his life, and says the library offers an "opportunity to explore, an introduction to new horizons."</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 54717 at http://ketr.org Commerce Public Library offers 'opportunity to explore, introduction to new horizons' December 26, 2012: Delays and Closures http://ketr.org/post/december-26-2012-delays-and-closures <p>A white Christmas has resulted in potentially dangerous roadways in Northeast Texas, which can prompt delays and closures for many organizations and services who might normally be open for business. We'll post the latest here. Wed, 26 Dec 2012 02:57:19 +0000 Jerrod Knight 31180 at http://ketr.org December 26, 2012: Delays and Closures Approved Commerce Budget Leaves Library in Trouble http://ketr.org/post/approved-commerce-budget-leaves-library-trouble <p>COMMERCE - An amendment could be coming to the City of <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/ketr/files/201209/COMMERCE%20PROPOSED%20BUDEGT%20WORKSHEET%20-%203712.pdf" target="_blank">Commerce budget</a>, just approved Tuesday, to address funding cuts to the city’s public library. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:32:00 +0000 Scott Harvey 27215 at http://ketr.org Approved Commerce Budget Leaves Library in Trouble Commerce Library committee talks personnel, sales taxes http://ketr.org/post/commerce-library-committee-talks-personnel-sales-taxes <p>COMMERCE -&nbsp;A campaign to restore a 95-year-old library facility through $400,000 in donations continues in Commerce. Volunteers wrapped up their third meeting to discuss strategy. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 04:04:31 +0000 Scott Harvey 23296 at http://ketr.org Commerce Library committee talks personnel, sales taxes Third installment of Commerce “Save the Library” campaign Wednesday http://ketr.org/post/third-installment-commerce-save-library-campaign-wednesday <p>COMMERCE - <a href="http://www.thc.state.tx.us/markerdesigs/madrthl.shtml" target="_blank">On June 7</a>, attendees broke into four groups to identify strategies for fundraising, donor recognition, communications and in-kind donations as part of an effort to restore the library&rsquo;s 95 year old building. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 11:14:00 +0000 Scott Harvey 23156 at http://ketr.org Third installment of Commerce “Save the Library” campaign Wednesday Delta County library continues to seek funding http://ketr.org/post/delta-county-library-continues-seek-funding <p>COOPER - Wednesday&rsquo;s monthly fundraising luncheon for the Delta County Public Library was the last of the summer, due to low attendance. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:12:00 +0000 Cindy Roller 22584 at http://ketr.org Delta County library continues to seek funding Commerce citizens reconvene, explore funding options for historic library http://ketr.org/post/commerce-citizens-reconvene-explore-funding-options-historic-library <p>COMMERCE - Residents filled the&nbsp;Commerce&nbsp;City Hall Council Chambers Thursday evening as part of a second meeting&nbsp;to&nbsp;brainstorm ideas&nbsp;on how to plan, promote, and&nbsp;carry out&nbsp;an effort to save&nbsp;the<a href="http://www.commercepubliclibrary.org" target="_blank"> city&#39;s&nbsp;public library</a>, a Texas historical landmark constructed in 1918.&nbsp; Fri, 08 Jun 2012 01:21:30 +0000 Daniel Starks 22266 at http://ketr.org Commerce citizens reconvene, explore funding options for historic library Saving the Commerce Public Library, Part 2 http://ketr.org/post/saving-commerce-public-library-part-2 <p>COMMERCE -&nbsp;Friends of the <a href="http:// www.commercepubliclibrary.org">Commerce Public Library </a>hope to expand upon a May educational meeting by again calling on the community Thursday concerning their historic facility. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 02:52:20 +0000 Scott Harvey 22125 at http://ketr.org Saving the Commerce Public Library, Part 2 How to save the Commerce Public Library http://ketr.org/post/how-save-commerce-public-library <p>COMMERCE -&nbsp;&ldquo;The Commerce Public Library will be an attractive, comfortable, accessible center for information exchange, responsive to the changing needs of the community,&rdquo; so reads a section of the mission statement. Fri, 18 May 2012 01:36:08 +0000 Scott Harvey 21262 at http://ketr.org How to save the Commerce Public Library Feedback sought in meeting on struggling Commerce library http://ketr.org/post/feedback-sought-meeting-struggling-commerce-library <p>COMMERCE -&nbsp;On the main floor of the<a href="http://www.commercepubliclibrary.org/"> Commerce Public Library </a>you&rsquo;ll find more than 500 volumes relating to the region, photographs dating back decades and a myriad of books and children&rsquo;s tools readily available. Tue, 15 May 2012 13:49:23 +0000 Scott Harvey 21094 at http://ketr.org Feedback sought in meeting on struggling Commerce library