Libraries in New York

 

Libraries in New York are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the New York 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 55.80% of people who live in New York use the libraries every year. About 330,885 New Yorkers visit the library every day of whom 66,867 use the provided public internet access computers and 20,588 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 756 Libraries
  • 7,367 Librarians
  • 18,976,662 Total Population
  • 10,589,289 Borrowers
  • 117,795,146 Visits
  • 386,977 Total Programs
  • $1,080,620,454 Cost To Run
  • 73,077,567 Books
  • 1,094,527 E-books
  • 4,298,828 Audio
  • 4,058,933 Videos
  • 1,043,022 Downloads
  • 16,681 Computers
  • 2,353,351 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
2003752
2004753
2005754
2006754
2007753
2008755
2009756
2010756
YearLibrarians
20037,371
20047,462
20057,553
20067,580
20077,985
20088,062
20097,947
20107,367
YearNumber of Books
200376,969,643
200473,789,730
200573,756,855
200674,403,406
200772,956,329
200874,634,849
200975,760,289
201073,077,567
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
200611,020,966
200710,809,008
200811,179,050
200911,294,134
201010,589,289
YearComputers
200310,430
200411,166
200512,045
200612,570
200713,497
200814,604
200915,928
201016,681
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
200623,589,681
200720,849,406
200822,965,935
200922,322,833
201023,804,532
YearPrograms
2003-
2004296,017
2005305,634
2006311,327
2007318,857
2008350,527
2009379,406
2010386,977
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
20045,795,598
20055,861,269
20066,136,596
20076,444,672
20086,827,978
20097,270,424
20107,329,280
YearCost to Run
2003907,886,282
2004971,057,396
20051,075,261,310
20061,072,172,286
20071,162,785,319
20081,135,733,235
20091,243,601,014
20101,080,620,454
YearNumber of Ebooks
200344,425
2004181,385
2005200,611
2006362,142
2007573,816
2008592,937
2009705,764
20101,094,527
YearNumber of Audio Units
20034,517,302
20044,446,317
20054,544,272
20064,253,457
20075,265,302
20085,206,845
20095,706,839
20104,298,828
YearNumber of Videos
20032,639,158
20042,965,068
20053,198,650
20063,887,844
20073,700,389
20084,001,610
20093,952,863
20104,058,933
YearHours Open
20032,242,247
20042,266,770
20052,267,669
20062,263,521
20072,308,889
20082,394,937
20092,409,883
20102,353,351
YearPopulation
200318,930,523
200418,930,521
200518,927,889
200618,927,888
200718,927,898
200818,927,891
200918,927,895
201018,976,662