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Illinois Department of Education

General Information and Finances

Operating Revenue: $774,309,923


Full-time Librarians with Master's Degrees from programs of library and information studies: 2073.69
Full-time Librarians: 3145.00
Additional Full-time Employees: 5570.48

Library Catalog and Collection

Total Print Materials: 43,862,514
Ebooks: 2,382,265
Physical Audio Titles: 3,302,530
Downloadable Audio Titles: 992,578
Physical Video Titles: 3,095,730
Downloadable Video Titles: 448,280

Visiting Information

Total Yearly Hours: 1,912,017
Total Visits: 77,447,589


Children's Programs: 125,484
Young Adult Programs: 15,926
Total Audience: 4,469,275
Children's Audience: 3,177,553
Young Adult Audience: 315,184

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Source and Notes

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