Libraries in Illinois

 

Libraries in Illinois are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the Illinois library locations near you. Just choose a city from the list below or select a library on the map to see detailed listings that include the addresses, contact information, websites and more for libraries in your local area.

About 45.31% of people who live in Illinois use the libraries every year. About 233,349 Illinoisans visit the library every day of whom 49,105 use the provided public internet access computers and 11,723 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 634 Libraries
  • 5,120 Librarians
  • 11,802,452 Total Population
  • 5,348,139 Borrowers
  • 83,072,172 Visits
  • 177,026 Total Programs
  • $769,265,854 Cost To Run
  • 45,333,092 Books
  • 652,788 E-books
  • 3,013,034 Audio
  • 2,864,830 Videos
  • -1,268 Downloads
  • 11,885 Computers
  • 1,987,703 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
2003566
2004561
2005555
2006692
2007623
2008634
2009634
2010634
YearLibrarians
20034,011
20043,949
20053,803
20064,737
20074,369
20084,590
20095,289
20105,120
YearNumber of Books
200338,808,593
200438,998,273
200537,505,699
200647,458,759
200743,154,676
200845,263,499
200945,250,430
201045,333,092
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20067,058,059
20075,334,627
20085,355,915
20095,370,965
20105,348,139
YearComputers
20036,145
20047,200
20059,796
200612,220
20079,151
200810,509
200911,616
201011,885
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
200617,683,364
200713,745,394
200816,328,937
200917,037,942
201017,481,507
YearPrograms
2003-
2004-561
2005-555
2006147,853
2007144,675
2008125,930
2009137,712
2010177,026
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
20042,911,339
20052,408,981
20063,883,894
20073,606,581
20083,442,450
20093,669,946
20104,173,219
YearCost to Run
2003491,513,889
2004538,670,183
2005530,060,413
2006703,380,678
2007693,886,197
2008714,484,973
2009734,145,707
2010769,265,854
YearNumber of Ebooks
2003-566
2004217,745
2005293,741
2006482,183
2007617,662
2008506,152
2009575,988
2010652,788
YearNumber of Audio Units
20031,654,667
20042,014,108
20052,242,115
20062,787,907
20072,657,822
20082,780,615
20092,912,842
20103,013,034
YearNumber of Videos
20031,732,440
20041,941,185
20052,133,117
20062,796,590
20072,743,801
20082,570,871
20092,739,825
20102,864,830
YearHours Open
20031,777,311
20041,776,481
20051,734,000
20062,170,865
20071,982,484
20081,988,440
20091,991,302
20101,987,703
YearPopulation
200310,266,837
200410,325,198
200510,212,067
200612,629,533
200711,584,386
200811,683,573
200911,766,433
201011,802,452