Ed Hughes http://wxpr.org en E-Books On the Rise, But So Are Paper Ones http://wxpr.org/post/e-books-rise-so-are-paper-ones <p>Old-fashioned books are holding their own in a world of e-readers, according to a new online survey.&nbsp;</p><p>The Pew Research Center reports that in 2013, a bigger percentage of American adults read e-books.&nbsp; But there also appears to be more people reading more print books.&nbsp;&nbsp; That could indicate people aren’t necessarily giving up one for the other.&nbsp;</p><p>Rhinelander Library Director Ed Hughes says the findings are surprising.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:54:29 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13477 at http://wxpr.org E-Books On the Rise, But So Are Paper Ones Towns, City Reject Rhinelander Library Budget Increase http://wxpr.org/post/towns-city-reject-rhinelander-library-budget-increase <p>No increase in budget could result in fewer employees and reduced hours at the Rhinelander District Library.</p><p>The government partners voted no to a $40,000 increase during an arbitration hearing this week. If the towns of Newbold, Pine Lake, Crescent, and Pelican, along with the city of Rhinelander object to a proposed budget, they can ask for a hearing. . The government partners voted against the increase. Oneida County also helps with funding. Hughes says the library&#39;s budget is close to $900,000.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 20:16:40 +0000 Ken Krall 9151 at http://wxpr.org Towns, City Reject Rhinelander Library Budget Increase