Chicago, IL Libraries

 

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About 7.93% of people who live in Chicago use libraries every year. About 46,349 Chicago Illinoisans visit libraries in Chicago every day of whom 10,675 use the provided public internet access computers and 736 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 1 Libraries
  • 673 Librarians
  • 2,896,016 Total Population
  • 229,658 Borrowers
  • 16,500,327 Visits
  • 28,840 Total Programs
  • $108,500,603 Cost To Run
  • 5,266,209 Books
  • 1,858 E-books
  • 244,645 Audio
  • 378,403 Videos
  • -2 Downloads
  • 1,828 Computers
  • 243,464 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
20031
20041
20051
20061
20071
20081
20091
20101
YearLibrarians
2003729
2004628
2005563
2006543
2007513
2008188
2009827
2010673
YearNumber of Books
20035,496,635
20045,121,882
20054,896,854
20065,891,661
20075,521,854
20085,526,677
20095,295,965
20105,266,209
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20061,465,122
2007264,517
2008247,785
2009224,236
2010229,658
YearComputers
2003800
20041,500
20051,500
20061,800
20071,800
20081,800
20092,100
20101,828
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20062,600,000
20072,600,000
20083,800,000
20093,829,007
20103,800,403
YearPrograms
2003-
2004-1
2005-1
200620,303
200720,399
2008-
2009-
201028,840
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
2004261,388
2005260,155
2006261,223
2007262,208
2008-
2009-
2010262,000
YearCost to Run
200393,155,444
2004101,570,768
200590,988,539
200697,132,393
2007105,474,752
200899,548,289
200994,905,599
2010108,500,603
YearNumber of Ebooks
2003-1
2004-1
2005-
2006-
20072,153
20081,095
20091,250
20101,858
YearNumber of Audio Units
2003-
2004257,727
2005382,890
2006246,545
2007247,381
2008254,956
2009258,247
2010244,645
YearNumber of Videos
2003422,653
2004516,291
2005584,219
2006606,457
2007634,008
2008364,629
2009360,955
2010378,403
YearHours Open
2003232,856
2004238,888
2005235,939
2006247,052
2007250,380
2008248,248
2009248,248
2010243,464
YearPopulation
20032,895,787
20042,896,016
20052,896,016
20062,890,539
20072,896,016
20082,896,568
20092,896,016
20102,896,016