Libraries

Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald County Hall reporter (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Budget Battle

This week Miami-Dade commissioners set the millage, raising rates slightly and setting the stage for a major battle down the road.

CBS4–07/21/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (left) and Jim DeFede  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Jim sits down with Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez to discuss the county budget, whether the mayor supports a vote on increasing taxes to help county libraries, the proposed soccer stadium at the port, the status of stadium negotiations with the Dolphins’ Stephen Ross, and much more.

CBS4–04/28/2014

Budget cuts that once threatened many local libraries lifted. (Source: CBS4)

County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries Open

The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

(Source: miamibabymama.com)

Best Libraries In South Florida

Reading is fundamental! But if you’re looking for more than just a book, South Florida has some terrific public libraries that offer books and a whole lot more. They can be found at the North Miami Beach Public Library and the dozens of branches of the Broward County and Miami-Dade County Public Library Systems.

CBS4–03/28/2013

(Source: CBS)

What’s Open / Closed On Veterans Day

A list of agencies that are open or closed on Veterans Day, Friday November 11, 2011.

CBS4–11/11/2011

A lone bugler plays Taps during a wreath laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commemorating Veterans Day 11 November  2005 on the National Mall in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Vets Day Freebies To Honor Military Service

As a salute to those who have served our country, or are still serving as active military, on Friday, many restaurants, retailers, and other businesses are offering freebies on Veterans Day. Here are some of the options

11/10/2011

(AP Photo)

What’s Open/Closed On Columbus Day

A list of agencies that are open or closed on Columbus Day, Monday October 10, 2011

CBS4–10/10/2011

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