Library services us library tour - presentation

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Australia to the USA. 13 Librarians on a 3 week tour of US public libraries. Jun/Jul 2010

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  • 1.Great Public Libraries Tour II- USA
    Queens Public Library
    New DC Library Buildings
    YOUmedia at the Chicago Public Library

2. Queens LibraryEnrich your life
Strong service orientation and programming
2009 Library of the Year
2010 ULC Award for Innovation for HealthLink program
28,000 programs
attended by 500,000
3. Structure and Funding
NFP Corporation governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by Mayor of New York and Borough President of Queens for 5 year terms
CEO and Library Director appointed by the Board
Budget of 120 million
85%City of New York
- 7% State of New York

  • 2 %US Government

4. 6% Contributions /other sources