Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Fun Fact

from Oct/Nov 2005 Reading Today

"There are more public libraries in the US (including all branches) than there are McDonald's restaurants."

2 comments:

the stealthy librarian said...

I find that difficult to believe, actually. Did the source provide documentation?

The Liberry aka Amy said...

From an article entitled "Libraries are alive and well." It says, "...according to an article by Chris Dodge appearing in the July-August 2005 issue of Utne. Dodge, the librarian for Utne, cites some encouraging statistics about libraries, compiled by the American Library Association..."