Advocacy Tools for Libraries

The OLC has put together a number of tools to help you become a powerful advocate for Ohio’s public libraries.

Webinars

Archived versions of the OLC’s advocacy webinars are available below. Please run this technology test before you launch the webinar to ensure your device supports the audio and video functions. Webinar audio is VoIP only through your device speakers.

Fact Sheets

Legislative Contacts

New Customizable Materials

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Return on Investment

  • Local ROI Calculator (download Excel spreadsheet)
    Within the document are four tabs: (1) instructions on how to complete the calculator; (2) the actual 2015 ROI calculator; (3) an explanation of what the ROI figures mean and how to utilize them; and (4) notes on the pricing and cost assumptions.
  • Statewide ROI Report
    An in-depth analysis of the Return on Investement (ROI) to Ohio taxpayers for utilizing Ohio’s public libraries.
  • Ohio Libraries ROI Infographic (PDF)

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