A survey of New Jersey residents completed in June 2007 revealed:
- 83% say funding public libraries is a good investment of public dollars.
- 71% believe that a public library is an essential service for the community- not a cultural amenity.
- 95% say public libraries help people learn new things no matter what their age
-57% say more local money must be invested in public libraries.
85% had used a public library within the past twelve months.
See the detailed survey results below