Valuable lessons and best practices can be gained from the experience of other libraries who have held public votes. This section contains a variety of such suggestions:

  • Lessons Learned from Library Votes: Words from the Wise
    Insight gathered from library administrators and advocates experienced with votes in the Mid-Hudson Library System, across New York State, and around the U.S.


This toolkit was created on behalf of the 2005-2007 Getting to Yes (GTY) project. GTY is funded by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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