The American Library Association and the Information Policy center are collaborating on the "U.S. Public Libraries Weather the Storm" report to help illustrate how libraries have been able to survive and thrive during the United States economic crisis. The American Library Association has created stunning and informative graphics to help illustrate both the challenges as well as the innovation that is occuring in our public libraries. 

More information available at http://www.ala.org/research/plftas/2011_2012/weatheringthestorm.