January 28, 2022

Ohio: Kim Fender Testifies at State Senate Finance Committee Hearing About Library Funding

From the Ohio Library Council:

Kim Fender, Director of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and Chair of the OLC Government Relations Committee, presented testimony on public library funding before the Senate Finance Committee. Fender’s testimony focused on the value of the state’s funding to Ohio’s 251 public library systems and how the libraries are serving the needs of Ohio’s communities.

Read the Full Text Kim Fender’s Prepared Testimony (1 page; PDF)

The full OLC news release has more about library funding in Ohio.

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