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 […]
Vaughan Public Libraries’ economic impact study reveals that VPL delivers significant value to the citizens of Vaughan, Ontario:
Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL) provides tremendous economic impact
on Vaughan citizens through the value derived from using the library
branches’ services and resources. Statistics on library use are growing
steadily and demonstrate that VPL creates over $71 million in direct
benefits and $32 million in indirect benefits, saving Vaughan citizens
millions of dollars.
For every dollar invested in VPL, Vaughan citizens receive $5.57 in value.
These benefits are delivered equally to Vaughan citizens. VPL trulyThe Economic Impact of Vaughan Public Libraries on the City of Vaughan
supports the City of Vaughan’s philosophy that no person is left behind.
Access the full study at www.vaughanpl.info.