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SB City Library Foundation Announces Purchases of Books and Overdrive Collection

The San Bernardino City Library Foundation announced it will purchase $20,000 of library books for the San Bernardino Public Library (SBPL) and continue its sponsorship of the Overdrive eBooks and audiobooks subscription for this calendar year.

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Council approves tentative global settlement with fire union

Today, following closed session, City Attorney Gary Saenz announced the Common Council’s approval of a tentative global settlement between the City and the San Bernardino City Professional Firefighters (SBCPF) union, resolving all pre and post-bankruptcy litigation claims and disputes. The Common Council will vote whether to adopt the final settlement agreement during the Feb. 1 Council meeting. The final agreement will be available to the public in the agenda packet set to be released no later than Thursday, Jan. 28.

The proposed global settlement will bring a close to nearly nine years of legal disputes between the firefighters and the City. It will also assist in preventing future litigation and will save the City substantial legal costs and liabilities which would have otherwise been incurred.

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San Bernardino Public Library Receives $15,000 Grant from State Library for Coping Books

The California State Library has provided a $15,000 collection development grant to the San Bernardino Public Library to help the city’s residents in coping with the tragic violence in early December.

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