Header
Home About Us Hours Contact Us

Library Catalog button

Check My Account button
Freegal Music Service
Find out how to borrow a Nook ereader pre-loaded with popular titles
Downloadable Ebooks and Audiobooks
Historical Allegany County Newspapers Online

Search the Library
Search the Internet
Genealogy Resources
Local Interest
About the Catalog
Library Policies
Ask a Librarian

Follow DAHoweLibrary on TwitterFind us on FacebookSee us on flickrDavid A. Howe Library vLink on YouTubeFreegal

2012 LIBRARY PROPOSITION
VOTE: TUESDAY, MAY 22nd FROM 9 am - 7:30 pm
at THE DAVID A. HOWE PUBLIC LIBRARY
(NANCY HOWE AUDITORIUM ENTRANCE)
155 N. Main St., Wellsville NY
It's important to us that we answer your questions.
Proposition Information
2013 Proposed Budget
Voter Eligibility
Where and When To Vote
Tax Cap For Libraries
Dear Community Member:

The 2012 Library Proposition is an opportunity for Wellsville School District residents to vote upon and preserve one of the nationís best returns on library services.

Your library cares about our community. This is why the library is so committed to maintaining its current level of service while planning for future community needs. The libraryís endowment provides a high level of service at a very low cost. If we compare our library with similar-sized libraries in Upstate New York, it is clear that our community pays about 320% less for library services.

At the price of about 92 cents per week, community residents can guarantee they never have to pay such a high cost. The library tax in the Wellsville School District represents 1% of the entire tax bill for a property owner. However, any family that uses the library fully knows the libraryís impact is much more than one percent.

The Library Board encourages residents to take the time to review all information regarding this yearís proposition. It is important to us that we answer your questions. We also want you to exercise your right to vote upon this important resolution.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Donald Comstock, Library Board President
David A. Howe Public Library

Comparison of Similar New York State Libraries
 

David A. Howe Public Library, 155 N. Main St., Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-3410   Fax: 585-593-4176   Email:
wellsville@stls.org