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Included in the November election is Measure L for the El Dorado County Library. Measure L will replace (not add to) library taxes that some residents are already paying.
Our libraries are valuable assets for the community that everyone, young or old, enjoy and are more popular than ever. The El Dorado County Library system has grown to over 90,000 current library card holders, who check out more than 900,000 items per year. The six libraries of the El Dorado County Library system have a collection of over 400,000 books, magazines, videos and audiobooks.
They also offer public high-speed computers with Internet access. Many people are dependent on these computers to apply for jobs, etc. They either don’t have high-speed Internet, which many don’t have in our area, or don’t even have a computer.
It’s important to note that Measure L taxes will be dedicated for use only on libraries. It is necessary, with some library taxes expiring soon, and likely significant County budget cuts reducing services. Measure L funds will help prevent further deterioration of library hours, materials and facilities and ensure that your library will be there when you need it.
Our library system needs your support, so please vote Yes on Measure L. One County — One Library System — One County Tax.