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General Information and Finances

Operating Revenue: $1,228,768,536


Full-time Librarians with Master's Degrees from programs of library and information studies: 3334.46
Full-time Librarians: 4187.36
Additional Full-time Employees: 7756.62

Library Catalog and Collection

Total Print Materials: 70,074,025
Ebooks: 5,040,194
Physical Audio Titles: 4,061,780
Downloadable Audio Titles: 1,888,721
Physical Video Titles: 4,636,308
Downloadable Video Titles: 108,686

Visiting Information

Total Yearly Hours: 2,373,821
Total Visits: 115,247,666


Children's Programs: 201,654
Young Adult Programs: 52,304
Total Audience: 8,241,302
Children's Audience: 4,419,395
Young Adult Audience: 671,190

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Source and Notes

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