Philadelphia, PA Libraries

 

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About 34.89% of people who live in Philadelphia use libraries every year. About 15,748 Philadelphia Pennsylvanians visit libraries in Philadelphia every day of whom 3,326 use the provided public internet access computers and 1,746 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 1 Libraries
  • 435 Librarians
  • 1,507,130 Total Population
  • 525,832 Borrowers
  • 5,606,201 Visits
  • 20,166 Total Programs
  • $75,282,987 Cost To Run
  • 3,385,781 Books
  • 36,176 E-books
  • 923,248 Audio
  • 226,196 Videos
  • -2 Downloads
  • 850 Computers
  • 93,441 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
20031
20041
20051
20061
20071
20081
20091
20101
YearLibrarians
2003519
2004491
2005465
2006510
2007533
2008470
2009516
2010435
YearNumber of Books
20036,388,077
20045,121,263
20055,086,997
20064,955,827
20075,085,331
20084,790,585
20093,534,765
20103,385,781
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
2006517,839
2007497,427
2008589,139
2009584,476
2010525,832
YearComputers
2003727
2004774
2005774
2006882
2007882
2008940
2009850
2010850
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
2006145,665
2007173,571
20081,003,802
20091,037,818
20101,184,123
YearPrograms
2003-
2004-1
200518,268
200619,897
200721,511
200824,112
200928,053
201020,166
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
2004396,090
2005575,120
2006597,845
2007714,522
2008770,230
2009870,240
2010621,673
YearCost to Run
200370,588,887
200474,322,702
200573,710,369
200676,693,793
200783,291,508
200884,384,785
200986,416,933
201075,282,987
YearNumber of Ebooks
2003-1
20041,870
200511,195
200616,566
20072,035
20083,209
200914,388
201036,176
YearNumber of Audio Units
20031,213,452
2004987,660
20051,011,269
20061,084,294
20071,078,470
20081,068,370
2009955,140
2010923,248
YearNumber of Videos
2003187,436
2004199,055
2005203,793
2006203,692
2007247,040
2008230,930
2009300,948
2010226,196
YearHours Open
2003110,852
2004107,874
200596,050
2006103,114
2007110,031
2008110,228
2009116,804
201093,441
YearPopulation
20031,509,397
20041,510,639
20051,492,373
20061,494,902
20071,510,318
20081,506,355
20091,502,158
20101,507,130