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Report: The Returns to Public Library Investment

Report: The Returns to Public Library Investment

https://www.chicagofed.org/publications/working-papers/2021/2021-06

 

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“Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago have issued a working paper examining the returns on public investment in libraries. The report finds that library capital investment increases children’s attendance at library events by 18%, children’s checkouts of items by 21%, and total library visits by 21%. Increases in library use also translate into improved children’s test scores in nearby school districts….

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, April”

Posted on: April 29, 2021, 6:18 am Category: Uncategorized

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