Libraries outnumber McDonald’s, and other McFacts…

Posted on Tuesday 15 April 2008

McDonald's logoDid you know that there are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S.—a grand total of 16,549, including branches?

Did you know that Americans spend more than twice as much on salty snacks as they do on public libraries?

And did you know that Americans check out an average of more than seven books a year?

Julie AndrewsLast but not least, did you know that this week is National Library Week? Spread the word: libraries are good! Help us celebrate by coming in for a visit and you’ll see why the Westerville Public Library is the ultimate shopping experience.

And if you’re still not convinced, check out what Julie Andrews (of Mary Poppins fame) has to say about libraries in her very own Public Service Announcement!

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