Advocacy Tools

Use these tools to become a powerful advocate for Ohio’s public libraries.

Fact Sheets

Legislative Contacts

Return on Investment

  • Local ROI Calculator (download Excel spreadsheet)
    Within the document are four tabs: (1) instructions on how to complete the calculator; (2) the actual 2015 ROI calculator; (3) an explanation of what the ROI figures mean and how to utilize them; and (4) notes on the pricing and cost assumptions.
  • Statewide ROI Report
    This report is an in-depth analysis of the Return on Investement (ROI) to Ohio taxpayers for utilizing Ohio’s public libraries. New report to be released in 2018.

Upcoming Webinars

Preparing for Legislative Day 2018

Archived Webinars

Archived versions of the OLC’s advocacy webinars from 2017 are available below. Please run this technology test before you launch the webinar to ensure your device supports the audio and video functions. Webinar audio is VoIP only through your device speakers.