This article appeared on the Fox Illinois web site on April 13, 2017. The article profiles Champaign Public Library, and how the proposed federal budget, which includes the elimination of the IMLS, puts libraries like Champaign PL in jeopardy. “It’s a place where you can find a book to read,” Harrington said. “You can find that computer […]
London Public Library’s economic impact study, conducted in 2015, reveals that the library has a measurable economic impact of more than $102 million and a return on investment of 452%. The results of this economic study clearly show that London Public Library, is an excellent investment for its citizens and the City of London.
London Public Library used an impact model similar to that used for the Toronto Public Library study.
London Public Library generates yearly economic impact of $102 million, according to internal analysis (London Free Press, December 3, 2015)