Quotable Facts about America’s Libraries

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Did you know libraries play a critical role in the happiness of Americans, and that communities that spend more on libraries, parks, and highways are shown to support the well-being of community members? Or that there are more public libraries than Starbucks in the U.S. – a total of 16,565 including branches?

These wallet-sized booklets provide quick and relevant talking points for all library advocates. Download them for free via the link below:

Packs of 50 are available for $10 (includes shipping and handling) per pack and available in English and Spanish. Call 1-800-545-2433, ext. 2423 to purchase. View the annotated version of Quotable Facts for source information and citations.