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Williamsburg Regional Library again rated one of the best in the U.S

imageA national ranking of public libraries has once again made Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) a star.
For the fifth consecutive time the national publication “Library Journal” has rated WRL as one of the best public libraries in the U.S. by giving it four-stars, the only four-star rated library in Virginia.  WRL is one of 111 public libraries nationwide, out of more than 7,500 measured, that have received a star rating for all five editions of the publication.
The magazine’s rankings assign libraries star ratings similar to those used by Michelin and other travel guides. The ratings measure circulation of collection materials, number of visits, program attendance and Internet use. The statistical category in which WRL excels is program attendance per capita.  “Our program attendance was the third highest of any star library in our category,” said library director John A. Moorman.  “Our point total in all measured areas placed us in the upper range of the 4-star libraries,” he said.
“I thank all who have made this recognition possible,” said Moorman.  “It is wonderful to be in a community that loves and supports its public library and to be surrounded by intelligent, hard working individuals who are dedicated to providing excellent service to all our users.”
Williamsburg Regional Library consists of the James City County Library, Mobile Library Services and the Williamsburg Library and serves more than 85,000 people in the City of Williamsburg, James City County and York County.

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