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California Department of Education

General Information and Finances

Operating Revenue: $1,225,691,778


Full-time Librarians with Master's Degrees from programs of library and information studies: 2915.48
Full-time Librarians: 3096.92
Additional Full-time Employees: 8078.98

Library Catalog and Collection

Total Print Materials: 68,912,421
Ebooks: 1,355,018
Physical Audio Titles: 3,671,351
Downloadable Audio Titles: 445,332
Physical Video Titles: 4,924,875
Downloadable Video Titles: 8,581

Visiting Information

Total Yearly Hours: 2,180,544
Total Visits: 163,570,057


Children's Programs: 186,585
Young Adult Programs: 30,475
Total Audience: 8,627,865
Children's Audience: 6,261,209
Young Adult Audience: 480,660

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Source and Notes

Public Libraries Survey, Fiscal Year 2012 (latest available data)