[Libs-Or] Oregonian's new 4 day delivery schedule in October

Buzzy Nielsen buzzy at hoodriverlibrary.org
Tue Jul 9 12:38:36 PDT 2013

I was wondering if all of the deliveries would be affected by this, as 
many of us receive the papers from 3rd-party delivery companies. I have 
a call in to our delivery folks.


Library Director
Hood River County Library District
502 State St
Hood River, OR 97031

On 07/09/2013 12:00 PM, Leah Griffith wrote:
> So... is anyone making plans or talking to the Oregonian about 
> libraries being able to get 7 day delivery (like retirement homes) 
> when they move to their 4 day delivery schedule in October?
> Is this something that OLA could do for all of us, or Multnomah 
> County, are you talking to them?  Should we all be calling them?   I 
> certainly am not planning on stopping at a box or the store on the way 
> to work on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays to provide my patrons with 
> the newspaper, but I really hate the idea of not providing the paper 
> on those three days.
> Here's the abbreviated article, if you missed it.
>   The Oregonian will go to four-day home delivery
> By*Brent Hunsberger, The Oregonian*** 
> <http://connect.oregonlive.com/staff/bhunsber/posts.html>
> June 20, 2013 at 7:15 PM, updatedJune 21, 2013 at 12:36 PM
> The Oregonian, the state's largest and longest continuously published 
> newspaper, will curb home delivery to four days a week and lay off 
> some staff as it reorganizes operations to emphasize online news.
> The newspaper will continue to publish seven days a week. Advance 
> Publications Inc., the paper's New Jersey-based owner, will close 
> Oregonian Publishing Co. on Oct. 1 and begin operating*The Oregonian* 
> <http://www.oregonlive.com/oregonian>and affiliate*OregonLive.com* 
> <http://www.oregonlive.com/> through a subsidiary called Oregonian 
> Media Group.
> ............................. See the full article at 
> *http://tinyurl.com/nxwagxf *...............................
> /Continuing:/   The Oregonian, first published as the Weekly Oregonian 
> in 1850, will be sold only on newsstands on Mondays, Tuesdays and 
> Thursdays. It will be delivered to subscribers and available for 
> single copy purchase on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 
> Print subscribers will also get*an electronic edition of each day's 
> paper* <http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODE/Oregonian/>, and 
> many retirement homes will continue to get daily print editions.
> /LG:  so can libraries be like retirement homes? OK, I don't like that 
> analogy, but you know what I mean ;-)///
> Thoughts?
> *Leah *
> ******************************
> Leah M. Griffith
> Director, Newberg Public Library     503-537-1256
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