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Some Libraries Raising Their Minimum Wage

In an effort to stay ahead of the curve, some libraries are proactively raising their minimum wage.


Importance of Library Wages

Every spring librarians all over the country go before their Boards and towns to argue their case for their budget. For many of us, that includes an argument for salaries as well. For me, part of this process involves seeing what other salaries are, not only for library staff in my area, but also for other town positions. This allows me a point of reference and comparison and usually a bargaining chip.