Libraries in Washington

 

Libraries in Washington are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the Washington 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 61.67% of people who live in Washington use the libraries every year. About 126,852 Washingtonians visit the library every day of whom 30,602 use the provided public internet access computers and 5,278 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 62 Libraries
  • 1,607 Librarians
  • 6,608,234 Total Population
  • 4,075,473 Borrowers
  • 45,159,401 Visits
  • 69,571 Total Programs
  • $351,387,162 Cost To Run
  • 14,890,067 Books
  • 176,406 E-books
  • 1,345,779 Audio
  • 1,182,728 Videos
  • 182,299 Downloads
  • 5,559 Computers
  • 750,214 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
200364
200466
200565
200665
200766
200864
200963
201062
YearLibrarians
20031,573
20041,592
20051,579
20061,624
20071,723
20081,700
20091,671
20101,607
YearNumber of Books
200317,579,063
200417,274,174
200517,769,258
200617,317,121
200717,457,819
200816,433,203
200915,376,906
201014,890,067
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20063,969,739
20074,269,920
20084,389,115
20094,639,416
20104,075,473
YearComputers
20033,525
20043,915
20054,037
20064,345
20074,739
20084,465
20095,249
20105,559
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20066,280,360
20076,562,864
20089,189,636
20099,364,118
201010,894,213
YearPrograms
2003-
200446,131
200543,886
200651,357
200752,195
200858,147
200966,890
201069,571
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
20041,447,763
20051,255,861
20061,376,755
20071,579,686
20081,659,601
20091,852,221
20101,878,826
YearCost to Run
2003253,980,406
2004271,414,401
2005280,742,062
2006296,062,180
2007326,363,309
2008336,147,166
2009338,899,137
2010351,387,162
YearNumber of Ebooks
200321,531
200431,215
200536,441
200646,237
200748,743
200863,835
200981,463
2010176,406
YearNumber of Audio Units
2003976,305
20041,020,262
20051,070,039
20061,175,759
20071,175,485
20081,266,805
20091,424,941
20101,345,779
YearNumber of Videos
2003810,118
2004901,829
2005997,422
20061,104,730
20071,093,475
20081,261,163
20091,382,811
20101,182,728
YearHours Open
2003716,213
2004721,003
2005720,910
2006741,078
2007754,981
2008762,283
2009766,315
2010750,214
YearPopulation
20035,972,990
20046,044,295
20056,129,719
20066,251,236
20076,360,694
20086,458,043
20096,544,250
20106,608,234