TERMS OF ENDEARMENT <ul><li>Fiscal Year, Calendar Year </li></ul><ul><li>Cash Basis, Cash Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Fun...
FANTASY INCOME <ul><li>Easy to care for </li></ul><ul><li>Long life </li></ul><ul><li>Large leaves (Bills!) </li></ul>The ...
IMPACTS ON 2009 BUDGET <ul><li>Minimum Wage </li></ul><ul><li>Kan-ed  </li></ul><ul><li>Property Values </li></ul><ul><li>...
Minimum Wage Information <ul><li>July 24, 2007 – minimum wage goes to $5.85 </li></ul><ul><li>July 24, 2008 – minimum wage...
http://www.kan-ed.org
 
BUDGET 1-2-3 <ul><li>First Step – Good Data </li></ul><ul><li>Second Step – Good Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Third Step – G...
MYTH <ul><li>Your “taxing entity” thinks: </li></ul><ul><li>There are lots of other “big pots” of money </li></ul><ul><ul>...
WHAT THEY WANT AND WHEN <ul><li>Who is “they” </li></ul><ul><li>Do they want all your revenue sources? </li></ul><ul><li>H...
 
 
 
 
TELL ME A STORY. . .
YEAR-ROUND EFFORT <ul><li>LIBRARY NEWSLETTER </li></ul><ul><li>“GOOD NEWS VISITS” AT COUNCIL </li></ul><ul><li>PACKET STUF...
The Message <ul><li>What’s great about your library? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Quick Facts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop a ...
Targets of the Message <ul><li>Who do you know? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do “they” know? </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a contact ...
The Elevator Speech <ul><li>30 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Memorized! </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;How To&quot; tips </li></ul><u...
Parents golf with  the banker You volunteer at the hospital Police Chief is a cousin Daughter is in National Honor Society...
REALITY PUBLIC LIBRARY <ul><li>The Facts— </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5,016 card holders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Circulation ...
REALITY PUBLIC LIBRARY  THE STORY . . . <ul><li>Reality Public Library saved taxpayers $1,318,600.00 in 2004. </li></ul><u...
http:// ks.webjunction.org /do/Home
 
 
ANNUAL REPORTS <ul><li>What statistics do you keep? Do you use? </li></ul><ul><li>Key off your mission or vision </li></ul...
 
ECONOMIC VALUE <ul><li>SROI (Social Return on Investment) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.balancedscorecard.org/basics/bsc1.h...
 
WHY BOTHER? <ul><li>Gives the library positive publicity </li></ul><ul><li>Gives the City/Township positive publicity </li...
SUPRISE!!!
http:// icma.org /documents/ Final_Mgmt_Prsptv_Libraries_(gates).pdf
“OWN YOUR NUMBERS”* <ul><li>Know your stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Know where “your” stuff is in “their” stuff </li></ul><ul><l...
THE FUTURE
Contact Information <ul><li>Laura DeBaun </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast Kansas Library System </li></ul><ul><li>4317 W. 6 th ...
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  • Trustee Presentation 2008

    1. 4. TERMS OF ENDEARMENT <ul><li>Fiscal Year, Calendar Year </li></ul><ul><li>Cash Basis, Cash Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Carryover </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue, Expense and Encumbrance </li></ul><ul><li>GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Practices) </li></ul><ul><li>GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board) </li></ul><ul><li>Debits, Credits, Assets and Liabilities </li></ul>
    2. 5. FANTASY INCOME <ul><li>Easy to care for </li></ul><ul><li>Long life </li></ul><ul><li>Large leaves (Bills!) </li></ul>The Money Tree
    3. 6. IMPACTS ON 2009 BUDGET <ul><li>Minimum Wage </li></ul><ul><li>Kan-ed </li></ul><ul><li>Property Values </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have a charter ordinance in place? </li></ul>
    4. 7. Minimum Wage Information <ul><li>July 24, 2007 – minimum wage goes to $5.85 </li></ul><ul><li>July 24, 2008 – minimum wages goes to $6.55 </li></ul><ul><li>July 24, 2009 – minimum wage goes to $7.25 </li></ul>
    5. 8. http://www.kan-ed.org
    6. 10. BUDGET 1-2-3 <ul><li>First Step – Good Data </li></ul><ul><li>Second Step – Good Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Third Step – Good Results </li></ul>
    7. 11. MYTH <ul><li>Your “taxing entity” thinks: </li></ul><ul><li>There are lots of other “big pots” of money </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends, Foundation, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The truth: </li></ul><ul><li>The core functions of the public library are </li></ul><ul><li>a public responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>So, what are your library’s core functions? </li></ul>
    8. 12. WHAT THEY WANT AND WHEN <ul><li>Who is “they” </li></ul><ul><li>Do they want all your revenue sources? </li></ul><ul><li>How detailed are the expenditures to be? </li></ul><ul><li>In what format do they want the information presented? </li></ul>
    9. 17. TELL ME A STORY. . .
    10. 18. YEAR-ROUND EFFORT <ul><li>LIBRARY NEWSLETTER </li></ul><ul><li>“GOOD NEWS VISITS” AT COUNCIL </li></ul><ul><li>PACKET STUFFERS FOR COUNCIL </li></ul><ul><li>OTHERS?? </li></ul>
    11. 19. The Message <ul><li>What’s great about your library? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Quick Facts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop a consistent message – Target Various Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Use stories to illustrate the message </li></ul>
    12. 20. Targets of the Message <ul><li>Who do you know? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do “they” know? </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a contact information list </li></ul>
    13. 21. The Elevator Speech <ul><li>30 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Memorized! </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;How To&quot; tips </li></ul><ul><li>http://idea- sandbox.com/blog / </li></ul><ul><li>2007/01/elevator_pitch_your_tv_show_op.html </li></ul>
    14. 22. Parents golf with the banker You volunteer at the hospital Police Chief is a cousin Daughter is in National Honor Society Best Friend on City Council Husband volunteers with Parks & Rec Commission Serve on church committee with newspaper editor
    15. 23. REALITY PUBLIC LIBRARY <ul><li>The Facts— </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5,016 card holders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Circulation statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>52,744 Total books circulated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Avg. cost for book - $25.00 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3,034 population in community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total tax support $59,122 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library open 51 hours per week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Access Computers (7) used 15,780 times in 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Average time of use 1 hour per use </li></ul></ul></ul>
    16. 24. REALITY PUBLIC LIBRARY THE STORY . . . <ul><li>Reality Public Library saved taxpayers $1,318,600.00 in 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Current tax support of library is $19.49 per person </li></ul><ul><li>Tax support of $19.49 per person returns $434.61 of services per person. </li></ul>
    17. 25. http:// ks.webjunction.org /do/Home
    18. 28. ANNUAL REPORTS <ul><li>What statistics do you keep? Do you use? </li></ul><ul><li>Key off your mission or vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The Morrill Public Library is a source of information, education, and recreation services, materials, and programs for all patrons.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use pictures (get releases), color, graphs </li></ul><ul><li>http://www5.oclc.org/downloads/community/librariesstackup.pdf </li></ul>
    19. 30. ECONOMIC VALUE <ul><li>SROI (Social Return on Investment) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.balancedscorecard.org/basics/bsc1.html </li></ul><ul><li>Library Use Value Calculators </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.maine.gov/msl/services/calculator.htm (example) </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.maine.gov/msl/services/customcal.htm </li></ul><ul><li> (way to customize to YOUR library) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.levy.lib.fl.us/rooms/documents/worth.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// rockinghamcc.edu/MR/Library_Use_Value_Calculator.htm </li></ul>
    20. 32. WHY BOTHER? <ul><li>Gives the library positive publicity </li></ul><ul><li>Gives the City/Township positive publicity </li></ul><ul><li>May help increase tax support. . . </li></ul><ul><li>Reaffirms that the public library is a positive public service and important public investment for the community. </li></ul>
    21. 33. SUPRISE!!!
    22. 34. http:// icma.org /documents/ Final_Mgmt_Prsptv_Libraries_(gates).pdf
    23. 35. “OWN YOUR NUMBERS”* <ul><li>Know your stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Know where “your” stuff is in “their” stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Know how “your” stuff impacts “their” stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Know why “your” stuff matters to and for the community </li></ul>*Quote from Alice Sizer Warren, Budgeting: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians, Neal-Schuman Publishers, New York, 1998.
    24. 36. THE FUTURE
    25. 37. Contact Information <ul><li>Laura DeBaun </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast Kansas Library System </li></ul><ul><li>4317 W. 6 th Street </li></ul><ul><li>Lawrence, KS 66049 </li></ul><ul><li>1-800-296-6963 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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