PublicPublic is of or pertaining to the people; belonging to the people; relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community; opposed to private; as, the public treasury.
Public is too the general body of mankind, or of a nation, state, or community; the people, indefinitely; as, the American public; also, a particular body or aggregation of people; as, an author's public.
See also: public domain, public law, public space, public room.
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Hennen's American Public Library Ratings (HALPR)
This site rates public libraries in the United States using data libraries submit to the Federal State Cooperative Service.
Impacts of the Internet on Public Library Use
Results of a spring of 2000 study conducted by the Urban Libraries Council, and conducted in English and Spanish.
Security Issues in Ohio Public Libraries
Results of a study showing the perception of library security issues in Ohio public libraries.
Public Library Locator
Locate information about a public library or a public library service outlet when you know some, but not all of the information about it.
Public Libraries Using Spanish (PLUS)
Resource bank for librarians striving to better serve Spanish-speaking patrons.
Starting a Book Club in a Mid-sized Public Library: A Practical Guide
Offers tips for creating and running book clubs in public libraries.
Libraries - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Information on US public library programs, including news items and information on grant applications. Site is devoted to donating computers and improving access to information technology.
Offers information and links to the public libraries by American state. Also has details on how to add or edit a library in the directory.
The Role of Libraries in Literacy Education
Learn about how public libraries can help to promote literacy education programs. Includes a report of how public libraries have engaged in literacy education.
Format Proliferation in Public Libraries
Article that deals with the difficulties posed by multiple material formats for public library collections.
What Can Libraries Learn from Bookstores?
Article explaining how bookstore design can help librarians communicate with patrons. Emphasis creating more effective displays.
International Network of Public Libraries
International public library experts develop and test innovative concepts for modern library management.
ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services
Provides multiple resources to assist the efforts of library staff who seek effective library outreach strategies to serve traditionally underserved populations.
Public Library Association
Information and services for public librarians and staff.