Sachem Public Library Gets High Rating By Industry Journal

Blogger reports that the Holbrook library received a “Star” rating, earning three stars for 2012.

The Sachem Public Library was one of 14 others in Suffolk County to be honored with an American Star designation from the Library Journal, the oldest and most respected publication covering the library field, according to a blog post on Patch by the Suffolk Cooperative Library System.

“Library Journal’s Star designation is a prestigious honor,” said Suffolk Cooperative Library System Director Kevin Verbesey. “We are proud that Suffolk County libraries represent more than 5% of this year’s designees while comprising well less than 1% of all public libraries in the United States.”

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The blog post reported that a variety of data is used in a ratings system to decide which libraries get the honor, including annual number of patron visits, circulation, program attendance, and public Internet computer use. The information is given to individual state library agencies annually and then compiled by a national organization.

To read the full post and find out which other libraries in Suffolk County received the American Star designation from the Library Journal click here.

Dan January 31, 2013 at 03:22 PM
The director there makes 200,000 a year. I think most taxpaying residents think that's ridiculous.
Joe January 31, 2013 at 06:08 PM
Agree with Dan
Joe January 31, 2013 at 06:08 PM
200k.... You have got to be kidding me
John January 31, 2013 at 07:55 PM
I'm happy to pay it. The Sachem Public Library is stellar. It's one of the best libraries in the county. Kudos to the Director and the staff for the above mentioned award.


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