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Rhode Island Public Library System Listings

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General Information and Finances

Operating Revenue: $46,366,774


Full-time Librarians with Master's Degrees from programs of library and information studies: 197.62
Full-time Librarians: 233.27
Additional Full-time Employees: 342.78

Library Catalog and Collection

Total Print Materials: 4,428,345
Ebooks: 431,489
Physical Audio Titles: 145,630
Downloadable Audio Titles: 293,389
Physical Video Titles: 224,286
Downloadable Video Titles: 3,147

Visiting Information

Total Yearly Hours: 152,134
Total Visits: 6,092,066


Children's Programs: 12,236
Young Adult Programs: 2,156
Total Audience: 372,135
Children's Audience: 191,879
Young Adult Audience: 22,836

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Source and Notes

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