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Costs of public library service in 1959.

Public Library Association.

Costs of public library service in 1959.

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The Costs of Public Library Service HENRY T. DRENNAN THE. COSTS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS of operat- ing public libraries have increased greatly in the past two decades. Inlocal governments expended $48, for public library opera- tional purp0ses.l. Worcester Public Library’s Science Fiction Book Club meets at p.m.

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These years were one of growth due to the post-war prosperity. The Commission budget went from $45, for the biennium to $, by the end of. The time costs of these services are substantial and amount to about half of all salaries and wages in Indiana public libraries: “On a per-staff-member basis, average costs were computed for urban and rural professional and paraprofessional staff: US$15, for urban professionals, US$11, for urban paraprofessionals, US$4, for.

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