Multnomah use rises

St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
September 1993
Library Journal;9/15/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 15, p24
Trade Publication
Shows an increase in circulation statistics for the Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon despite budgetary restraints that reduced hours. Statistics for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1993; Comment by library Director Ginnie Cooper.


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