Why Do YOU Need a Library?
Please take a moment to show your support for libraries at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioner’s tumblr site – click “I need my library” to share in text, video or photos why you need/love/want/support the library!
- 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
Thank you StateStats.org
for providing this infographic as well as other free online educational tools.