Did you know the Powassan & District Union Public Library participated in a survey to determine the value of public libraries? Here's what we found:

  • For each municipal dollar invested, the Total Return on Investment is $17.14

  • Benefit per resident: $383.16

  • Benefit per household: $959.02

  • Impact of one open hour: $597.41

So, what is the total economic benefit of your library? A staggering $2,646,894.15!


This figure is made up of the following:

  • Cultural Identity & Regional Integrity $35,386.00,

  • Social Inclusion $40,125.09,

  • Cognitive & Literacy Development $282,979.52,

  • Health & Wellness $47,296.00,

  • Engaged Citizens & Safer Communities $985,992.46,

  • Entertainment & Enjoyment $797,836.26,

  • Economic Development $355,475.20

                                    


Valuing Northern Libraries: A project of Ontario Library Service - North http://home.olsn.ca/resources/valuing-northern-libraries-toolkit

324 Clark St.

Powassan, ON  P0H 1Z0

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324 Clark Street

Powassan, ON

P0H1Z0

 

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