Bibliothèques de Seattle

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Bibliothèques de Seattle

  1. 1. ENGAGING AND INSPIRING OUR COMMUNITIES – 2008 METLIB ’08 Prague Deborah L. Jacobs City Librarian The Seattle Public Library [email_address]
  2. 6. About SPL <ul><li>Central Library, 26 branches & Mobile Services </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation – 9.3 million items </li></ul><ul><li>Borrowers – 466,804 82% of the populace </li></ul><ul><li>Collection – 2.3 million items </li></ul><ul><li>Staff -710 (553 FTE) </li></ul><ul><li>Patron visits: 11.6 million </li></ul>
  3. 7. 2008 Operating Budget <ul><li>$49.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Foundation Support </li></ul><ul><li>$4 million </li></ul>
  4. 8. Libraries for All Budget - $290 million <ul><li>Voter-approved public funding: $196.4 million </li></ul><ul><li>Private funding: $47 million </li></ul><ul><li>Other funding: $48 million </li></ul><ul><li>Total: $291 million </li></ul>Funded new Central Library, Temporary Central Library and 26 new, expanded or renovated branches

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