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Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
Save Our Libraries
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Save Our Libraries

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  • 1. Save our libraries: levy on may 4ballot
    Holmes County District Public Library
  • 2. Operating levy request
    • Levy will be on May 4th ballot county wide.
    • 3. We are proposing an .8 (eight-tenths) mill levy renewable after 5 years.
    • 4. The levy will cost the owner of a property valued at $100,000.00 - $25.20 a year or $2.10 per month.
  • Why we need an operating levy…
  • 5. Why we need an operating levy…
    • The library has made drastic cuts to services and programs
    • 6. We can no longer operate a county wide system with the funds we are receiving from the State of Ohio
  • The Library provides critical services …
    Assistance to job seekers & those applying for unemployment
    Online resources & research help
    Delivery of reading materials & services to schools
  • 7. many are not available anywhere else in the county
    Public computer access & training
    Informational & recreational reading materials for all ages
    Storytimes & other programs for children
  • 8. The Library provides critical services … many are not available anywhere else in the county
    Reading materials to rural
    populations via bookmobile
    Reading materials to the homebound, disabled and seniors
    Opportunities for lifelong learning
  • 9. What will the library do with the levy funds?
    • Restore morning and evening hours at the main library
    • 10. Keep branches in Berlin, Killbuck, Walnut Creek and Winesburg open
    • 11. Restore bookmobile stops
    • 12. Restore spending on books
    • 13. Restore library programs for children, teens and adults
    • 14. Continue to provide high quality library services county wide
  • Did you know?
    Usage of the Holmes County District Public Library is in the top 25% of all public libraries in Ohio.
    The bookmobile checks out more books per capita than any other bookmobile program in the United States.
    More than 75% of all items checked out of the library are books.
  • 15. Outreach Services
    Bookmobile Services
    Author Visits
    Children’s Programs
    Teen Programs
  • 16. Where else…
    but your public library?

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