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Public Libraries

Metadata Updated: June 8, 2024

The Public Libraries data set aggregates individual library services and finance data to the town level.

Public libraries provide free borrowing privileges and services to their patrons and receive financial support from local tax funds. Public libraries may be municipal, which are established by and administrative units of local government, or association, which are not units of town government but receive some public funding. Some towns are served by more than one public library.

Library visits include all persons entering a library for any purpose, including persons attending meetings or activities and persons requiring no staff assistance. Circulation counts all library materials of all formats lent out for use outside the library, including renewals. Registered borrowers are all town residents to whom a library has issued membership. Reference questions counts all interactions in which library staff provide information, knowledge, or recommendations to patrons. Town tax appropriation indicates the funds allotted to the library's operation budget from the town. The Adjusted Equalized Net Grand List per Capita (AENGLC) measures town wealth based on property tax and income per capita.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than License: No license information was provided.

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Metadata Created Date May 6, 2023
Metadata Updated Date June 8, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from Connecticut Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 6, 2023
Metadata Updated Date June 8, 2024
Data First Published 2024-06-05
Data Last Modified 2024-06-05
Category Education
Public Access Level public
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