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Census 2020 for New York Libraries: How to be a Census Site

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In their capacity as a bridge over the digital divide, libraries will likely be a central hub for individuals to complete the census. In this space, we will provide information about how to set up kiosks and address questions of privacy and security.

Next Century Cities

Next Century Cities is an organization that supports mayors and community leaders across the country as they seek to ensure that everyone has fast, affordable and reliable internet access. They created a very helpful toolkit for creating a census kiosk in your community.


Where does your library fit?

  • Level 1 – Census Champion
  • Level 2 – Community Educator
  • Level 3 – Safe Census Site

Creating US Census Kiosks

This guide was created by Robert F. Loftus, MSLIS, a systems librarian at Baldwinsville Public Library. The guide describes the process for creating a Public Service Kiosk for the 2020 US Census.

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