Protect the PLF Tools for Libraries

Budget talks are in high gear at the Ohio Statehouse. The Ohio House of Representatives passed its version of the state budget (HB 49) on May 2, setting the Public Library Fund (PLF) for the next two fiscal years at 1.66% of the General Revenue Fund (GRF) rather than the current fiscal year rate of 1.7%. However, the state budget discussion is far from over! The OLC continues to advocate for retaining the PLF at 1.7% of the GRF as the bill moves to the Ohio Senate for consideration. Use these tools when contacting state Senators and become a powerful advocate for Ohio’s public libraries.

Webcasts

New Talking Points for the Ohio Senate

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)

Webinars

Archived versions of 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.

 

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