Findings

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Findings

The ALA Public Programs Office (PPO) has served as a central repository for the collection of data about the status of public programming in libraries. This meta-analysis report documents ALA’s state of knowledge about library public programming, organized by evidence of types of programming, audiences, intended outcomes, and impact.

The scope of materials includes relevant research from the field of library programming, the ALA’s own archival documentation, and a professional opinion survey of 275 programming librarians nationwide.