Why Support Your Local Library?
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY!
Budget cuts are affecting public library nation-wide. These non-profit organizations are being forced to cut hours, lay off staff, and even close their doors. Why should you care about this problem?
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DATA SOURCE: IMLS
- ALA - Library Operating Expenditures
- Pew Internet - Libraries, patrons & ebooks
- Library Journal - Annual Library Budgets Survey
- UC San Diego - Library Resources
- Census.gov - Public Libraries in the U.S. 2009
- NationalService.gov - Benefits of Volunteering
- American Library Magazine - Advocacy
- School Library Journal
- Northwestern University Libraries information
- Library of Congress - Fascinating Facts
- Stanford University - Library Facts
- ALA Library Fact Sheet
- Bureau of Labor Statistics - Data
- Library Advocacy - ILA
- MIT Library Data
- ALA - Funding Technology Access Study
- ALA - State of American Libraries Report - 2012
- Institute of Museum and Library Services
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
- ALA Quotable Facts - American Libraries
Thank you StateStats.org for providing this infographic as well as other free online educational tools.
The Main Library and All Branches will be closed on Friday, April 18th (Good Friday) & Saturday, April 19th (Holy Saturday).
JCFPL Winter - Spring 2014 Schedule