Monday, August 11, 2014

Children's Circulation Per Capita, FY2012 Update - Only Population of Children, Ages 0-11 Used

Earlier we calculated Children's Circulation Per Capita based on the total population of each state.  Here we use the population of those ages 0 to 11 for each state.



Data from the FY2012 Public Library Survey, collected by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

What Areas in Your Region Have the Highest Circulation Rates?

These figures recently updated with FY2012 data.

What parts of your state or region have the highest circulation per capita?  Southern New England is represented here for libraries serving communities of all sizes.  But you can view your region and limit the libraries by size of community served, by using the filters on the right .


Data from the FY2012 Public Library Survey, collected by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Monday, July 7, 2014

States with Highest Circulation of Children's Materials and Highest Children's Program Attendance - Updated to FY2012.


Data comes from the FY2012 Public Library Survey, collected by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


Data comes from the FY2012 Public Library Survey, collected by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

National Public Library Statistics Chart-Maker Now Available for FY2012

An update to the 2011 chart-maker for all U.S. public libraries is now available.  The 2012 data was released July 1, 2014.

This Excel file chart-making tool can create charts that compare your library to all the other public libraries that:
  • are in your state
  • are in your state and serve a similar population
  • are in the U.S.
  • are in the U.S. and serve a similar population
Download the file located on the Connecticut State Library National Chart-maker page, or download it directly by clicking on the image below.  The file is 3.6 MB, so it may take a few moments to download.

http://www.ctstatelibrary.org/sites/default/files/dld_file/Chart-maker_National_Libraries.xlsx



What States Have the Highest Public Library Circulation?

Using new FY2012 figures:
Data from the FY2012 Public Library Survey, collected by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

See this geographically:
Data from the FY2012 Public Library Survey, collected by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.