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Massachusetts Public Library System Listings

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General Information and Finances

Operating Revenue: $262,737,694


Full-time Librarians with Master's Degrees from programs of library and information studies: 1189.72
Full-time Librarians: 1745.75
Additional Full-time Employees: 1868.67

Library Catalog and Collection

Total Print Materials: 32,731,512
Ebooks: 2,505,373
Physical Audio Titles: 1,448,434
Downloadable Audio Titles: 943,982
Physical Video Titles: 1,792,984
Downloadable Video Titles: 32,940

Visiting Information

Total Yearly Hours: 906,760
Total Visits: 42,650,826


Children's Programs: 69,406
Young Adult Programs: 8,760
Total Audience: 2,371,141
Children's Audience: 1,636,104
Young Adult Audience: 106,667

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Source and Notes

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