Libraries in Iowa

 

Libraries in Iowa are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the Iowa 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 69.31% of people who live in Iowa use the libraries every year. About 55,457 Iowans visit the library every day of whom 11,524 use the provided public internet access computers and 3,884 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 540 Libraries
  • 1,214 Librarians
  • 2,977,148 Total Population
  • 2,063,333 Borrowers
  • 19,742,568 Visits
  • 62,973 Total Programs
  • $107,573,941 Cost To Run
  • 12,169,719 Books
  • 22,813 E-books
  • 684,423 Audio
  • 780,271 Videos
  • -104 Downloads
  • 4,100 Computers
  • 987,213 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
2003539
2004540
2005540
2006540
2007538
2008538
2009542
2010540
YearLibrarians
20031,102
20041,092
20051,121
20061,161
20071,169
20081,165
20091,200
20101,214
YearNumber of Books
200311,848,067
200412,064,203
200512,117,112
200612,227,915
200712,266,619
200812,205,432
200912,173,255
201012,169,719
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20061,904,487
20071,974,294
20082,005,480
20092,051,162
20102,063,333
YearComputers
20032,548
20042,834
20052,926
20063,135
20073,316
20083,575
20093,883
20104,100
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20063,835,694
20074,245,027
20084,252,326
20094,231,588
20104,102,503
YearPrograms
2003-
200439,092
200544,298
200649,949
200753,430
200855,966
200960,974
201062,973
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
20041,062,973
20051,078,345
20061,193,175
20071,241,695
20081,255,834
20091,365,195
20101,382,632
YearCost to Run
200379,554,705
200481,013,131
200585,401,771
200690,888,832
200794,544,390
200898,981,619
2009106,640,423
2010107,573,941
YearNumber of Ebooks
200318,929
200427,066
200528,644
200632,391
200738,882
200844,663
200918,795
201022,813
YearNumber of Audio Units
2003491,816
2004520,717
2005556,915
2006593,005
2007617,948
2008624,620
2009765,259
2010684,423
YearNumber of Videos
2003497,258
2004549,769
2005596,970
2006644,034
2007684,820
2008709,596
2009763,800
2010780,271
YearHours Open
2003969,544
2004958,828
2005961,796
2006960,301
2007967,633
2008978,884
2009987,289
2010987,213
YearPopulation
20032,922,619
20042,922,809
20052,922,115
20062,860,755
20072,841,673
20082,955,385
20092,983,351
20102,977,148