Burlington Public Library recently published the results of it’s economic impact study. Here are the top-line results:
In 2015, Burlington Public Library created over $57 million in total economic impact to the City of Burlington.
That’s a solid return on investment of 464 per cent.
The findings show that Burlington Public Library clearly contributes to the quality of life of Canada’s #1 ranked medium-sized city.
In 2015, you gave…
- Burlington residents invested $57.20 in per capita tax support towards the Library’s annual operating budget.
In 2015, you got…
- For every tax dollar invested in the Library by the City in 2015, the community received $5.64 of economic impact.
That’s an economic value of $308 for every resident and $1,057 for every household. Add to this all the money you’re not having to spend on bestselling books, blockbuster movies, and popular magazines, that you can spend in other ways.