Libraries in Tennessee

 

Libraries in Tennessee are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the Tennessee 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 51.66% of people who live in Tennessee use the libraries every year. About 59,443 Tennesseans visit the library every day of whom 16,862 use the provided public internet access computers and 2,912 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 186 Libraries
  • 836 Librarians
  • 6,270,431 Total Population
  • 3,239,146 Borrowers
  • 21,161,771 Visits
  • 36,095 Total Programs
  • $104,405,165 Cost To Run
  • 11,836,785 Books
  • 31,539 E-books
  • 550,140 Audio
  • 614,133 Videos
  • 15,773 Downloads
  • 4,234 Computers
  • 622,270 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
2003184
2004184
2005186
2006186
2007187
2008187
2009186
2010186
YearLibrarians
2003844
2004854
2005866
2006905
2007871
2008875
2009867
2010836
YearNumber of Books
200310,655,865
200411,037,833
200510,955,211
200611,144,350
200711,439,131
200811,594,877
200911,753,799
201011,836,785
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20062,776,391
20072,919,460
20083,020,823
20093,201,560
20103,239,146
YearComputers
20032,672
20042,856
20053,228
20063,371
20073,558
20083,918
20094,104
20104,234
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20064,757,123
20075,630,378
20085,939,358
20096,019,840
20106,002,971
YearPrograms
2003-
200430,033
200530,822
200632,036
200733,404
200833,840
200934,594
201036,095
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
2004920,771
2005948,773
2006956,746
2007955,406
2008996,781
20091,042,365
20101,036,516
YearCost to Run
200390,159,376
200493,019,740
200596,915,332
2006101,228,670
2007100,722,931
2008103,860,496
2009113,554,233
2010104,405,165
YearNumber of Ebooks
2003-181
200429,053
200529,018
2006155,330
2007497,271
200865,388
200949,609
201031,539
YearNumber of Audio Units
2003377,289
2004405,822
2005417,885
2006485,632
2007757,774
2008505,104
2009514,804
2010550,140
YearNumber of Videos
2003361,426
2004401,544
2005412,914
2006445,129
2007499,411
2008514,677
2009540,368
2010614,133
YearHours Open
2003618,645
2004629,091
2005628,411
2006630,467
2007640,907
2008640,009
2009628,324
2010622,270
YearPopulation
20035,749,400
20045,797,285
20055,841,742
20065,900,955
20075,962,962
20086,082,057
20096,189,071
20106,270,431