Return on Investment: OLC

Finding from Return on Investment of Ohio’s Public Libraries &Comparison with Other States, Howard Fleeter & Associates (April 2016): Ohio has the second highest percentage of registered borrowers at 77.7%, behind only Minnesota. Ohio has the highest number of library transactions per capita in the country, utilizing library materials and services at a rate that … [Read more…]

Bringing Trust to the Table

Trust is fundamental to so much of what libraries do. I think it is one of the main reasons that people like libraries. Fostering a trusting environment should be considered in all library decisions from building remodels to lending new materials. Ultimately, librarians and administrators need to look at themselves as part of the community … [Read more…]