Your Tax Dollars at Work
An investment in Ohio’s public libraries is an investment in Ohio. Use the Local ROI calculator below to determine your library’s return on investment to the community. A report prepared for the Ohio Library Council, determined Ohioans average 7.5 library visits per year, the highest per-capita rate in the country and 51 percent above the national average. According to the study in 2016, 77 percent of Ohioans have a library card, ranking the state behind only Minnesota and above the 55 percent national average.