Tag Archives: Funding

A Case for Taxpayer Support of the Arts

Here is an excellent piece on a case for taxpayer support of the arts. A prevailing viewpoint is that public funds should be dedicated primarily to costs related to the maintenance and improvement of a region’s infrastructure – roads, bridges, … Continue reading

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Telling the Story: Why is YOUR Library Essential?

Yes, the economy is tight.  Yes, funding bodies are telling libraries “we love libraries, but there’s just no more money.”  But, with the right blend of statistics, anecdotes, and persuasion, you can influence elected officials, who can, in turn find … Continue reading

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Why Support Your Local Library?

A wonderful site called StateStats has created an amazing infographic.  Statistics illustrated include: unemployment rates libraries providing internet access libraries providing help for students decreasing library budgets advantages of free library services and MORE!! Do check it out.

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