State Funding Facts

Why State Funding?

ACCESS
All Ohioans can use any public library in the state regardless of where they live.

EQUAL FUNDING
Ensures that Ohio provides a high standard of library service to its citizens in ALL counties, regardless of economic factors.

INTERNET ACCESS
The Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) is a state-funded service that provides Internet access to Ohioans via¬†Ohio’s 251 public libraries.

COMMON QUESTIONS ON LIBRARY FUNDING

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PLF Distributions Table