Libraries in Massachusetts

 

Libraries in Massachusetts are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the Massachusetts 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 53.26% of people who live in Massachusetts use the libraries every year. About 101,462 Massachusettsans visit the library every day of whom 20,669 use the provided public internet access computers and 5,125 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 318 Libraries
  • 2,300 Librarians
  • 5,418,601 Total Population
  • 2,885,872 Borrowers
  • 36,120,631 Visits
  • 88,608 Total Programs
  • $209,293,198 Cost To Run
  • 28,609,105 Books
  • 190,097 E-books
  • 1,084,629 Audio
  • 1,366,660 Videos
  • 496,710 Downloads
  • 4,735 Computers
  • 761,517 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
2003328
2004328
2005328
2006329
2007330
2008330
2009318
2010318
YearLibrarians
20032,407
20042,300
20052,348
20062,407
20072,480
20082,459
20092,291
20102,300
YearNumber of Books
200327,266,721
200427,829,137
200528,147,876
200628,694,573
200729,046,335
200829,340,388
200928,777,660
201028,609,105
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20065,967,141
20072,346,607
20083,183,718
20093,006,699
20102,885,872
YearComputers
20033,549
20043,700
20053,810
20064,068
20074,301
20084,434
20094,453
20104,735
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20067,977,417
20078,492,139
20088,188,508
20097,383,490
20107,358,263
YearPrograms
2003-
200473,427
200575,426
200679,438
200785,133
200887,219
200986,917
201088,608
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
20041,511,451
20051,535,894
20061,622,491
20071,746,969
20081,810,917
20091,788,491
20101,824,625
YearCost to Run
2003193,721,117
2004181,159,452
2005192,914,980
2006202,434,758
2007216,719,916
2008225,902,618
2009217,293,766
2010209,293,198
YearNumber of Ebooks
2003-328
200426,535
200520,305
200640,357
200784,616
2008121,749
2009122,478
2010190,097
YearNumber of Audio Units
2003796,429
2004862,907
2005917,570
2006984,096
20071,057,961
20081,338,532
20091,423,485
20101,084,629
YearNumber of Videos
2003806,748
2004910,560
20051,026,736
20061,135,853
20071,236,707
20081,348,430
20091,337,291
20101,366,660
YearHours Open
2003827,530
2004809,532
2005812,913
2006821,927
2007824,412
2008825,018
2009770,823
2010761,517
YearPopulation
20035,497,082
20045,499,898
20055,491,447
20065,491,274
20075,599,521
20085,607,259
20095,331,846
20105,418,601