Selected Public and Association Libraries Statistics: 1998-2012

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1998(r) 1999 2000 2001(a) 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 (b) 2011 (b) 2012 (c)
Library Systems 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Member Libraries in Systems 739 741 744 744 745 747 753 754 754 752 754 755 755 755 755
Nonmember Libraries 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Branches and Other Outlets 565 553 559 557 564 552 556 563 562 503 499 483 468 471 468
Bookmobiles 13 15 15 15 17 15 13 11 12 12 11 12 9 8 7
Annual Visits 102,814,606 102,764,547 101,437,945 105,079,540 107,044,761 105,965,143 107,374,382 107,875,568 109,985,850 112,989,000 117,260,130 119,810,969 117,795,146 115,008,030 115,294,095
Acquisitions and Holdings  
Books Added 5,227,419 5,506,654 5,421,653 5,677,086 4,918,387 4,638,706 5,027,490 4,662,347 4,755,579 4,772,538 4,819,334 4,484,777 4,943,525 4,123,525 10,730,139
Total Books 71,781,975 71,145,824 72,626,522 73,910,858 74,442,304 72,533,515 69,964,648 70,372,711 70,892,177 69,451,340 70,280,440 72,506,596 70,304,624 68,672,889 73,989,835
Total Audio-Visual 6,018,113 6,113,077 6,479,768 6,668,993 7,234,130 7,154,924 7,409,639 7,742,922 8,141,301 8,965,691 9,208,455 9,659,702 9,400,783 10,061,307 12,610,861
Total Holdings 127,832,242 124,880,145 126,363,424 127,178,297 123,818,607 121,197,112 119,905,809 119,892,543 120,874,153 121,728,192 123,277,691 124,897,773 122,462,572 125,472,253 130,063,366
Registered Borrowers 10,624,888 9,665,006 10,439,279 10,711,505 9,905,183 10,326,468 11,098,860 10,627,572 11,068,386 10,864,006 11,225,183 11,336,038 10,631,349 10,016,924 9,940,655
Total Circulation 124,106,271 122,783,288 122,553,743 127,338,048 131,898,253 130,556,001 136,862,276 142,175,265 144,147,902 147,239,040 155,771,307 160,335,861 165,993,268 163,662,465
158,648,955
Staff  
 Professional 3,936 4,113 4,223 4,359 4,306 4,192 4,150 4,217 4,210 4,418 4,446 4,402 4,151 4,279 4,299
 Nonprofessional 7,732 7,642 6,625 7,841 8,709 8,643 8,885 9,137 9,022 9,103 9,134 8,858 8,497 8.073 7,957
Public Access Internet Computers NA NA 7,214 7,780 10,123 10,430 11,166 12,045 12,570 13,497 14,604 15,928 16,681 17,311 17,856
Operating Fund Receipts  
Local Public Funds $572,813,578 $609,615,686 $639,320,416 $705,688,417 $693,138,797 $701,860,408 $779,623,304 $863,857,346 $852,441,056 $930,594,390 $1,193,638,303 $1,030,837,755 $894,911,083 $986,043,548 $992,477,557
Local Public Funds Per Capita $31.84 $33.88 $35.54 $39.23 $36.53 $36.99 $41.08 $45.52 $44.92 $49.04 $62.90 $54.32 $47.16 $51.96 $51.22
 State Aid $82,983,655 $76,826,071 $82,306,824 $82,156,702 $83,696,825 $80,283,027 $67,967,660 $86,618,364 $91,541,592 $96,680,247 $91,240,775 $81,192,709 $64,597,760 $94,900,505 $69,395,152
 Federal Aid $4,562,220 $5,238,806 $8,052,013 $4,976,250 $7,010,567 $5,999,873 $5,045,659 $6,969,390 $7,974,374 $6,829,867 $5,874,675 $6,354,938 $6,700,383 $9,079,974 $14,227,205
 Other Receipts $121,160,530 $142,586,466 $260,798,960 $162,870,451 $163,139,497 $181,658,642 $176,642,195 $189,812,486 $192,807,606 $201,529,638 $183,607,250 $199,336,460 $202,426,783 $343,824,381 $240,627,028
Disbursements  
Salaries Plus Employee Benefits $472,155,133 $502,295,143 $524,096,980 $569,811,367 $531,079,951 $613,886,090 $648,685,985 $692,694,838 $718,666,052 $745,966,874 $779,298,094 $837,914,531 $812,765,497 $822,935,446 $817,404,312
Library Materials $102,149,103 $110,969,287 $111,601,537 $117,844,367 $102,109,896 $107,736,360 $103,471,252 $104,674,825 $108,790,526 $115,878,404 $124,898,184 $108,194,191 $116,066,292 $118,446,730 $100,844,105
Library Materials per Capita $5.68 $6.17 $6.20 $6.21 $5.38 $5.68 $5.40 $5.52 $5.73 $6.11 $6.58 $5.70 $6.12 $6.24 $7.04
Other $149,645,425 $157,539,521 $158,871,269 $185,984,914 $184,387,019 $199,744,679 $212,318,291 $225,463,343 $238,573,396 $250,273,593 $272,951,656 $258,482,824 $253,128,096 $266,801,995 $278,091,425
Capital Fund Receipts  
 State Aid $932,850 $447,817 $763,132 $1,345,828 $1,590,901 $1,037,906 $2,445,630 $1,157,689 $5,735,186 $8,327,183 $9,477,643 $12,121,929 $19,503,924 $14,545,419 $10,368,942
 Federal Aid $176,087 $339,030 $230,034 $402,574 $167,086 $20,395 $494,814 $100,000 $504,645 $1,575,000 $430,548 $253,429 $726,071 $176,560 $254,512
 Disbursements $43,714,234 $70,899,472 $70,676,160 $81,869,653 $80,604,576 $45,642,895 $56,692,085 $1,325,956,982 $64,727,545 $65,108,782 $112,146,470 $159,436,253 $150,860,595 $166,726,560 $177,048,505
1998(r) 1999 2000 2001(a) 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 (b) 2011 (b) 2012 (c)

Notes:

(r) Revised

(a) Beginning in 2001, per capita based on 2000 census

(b) A portion of the 2010 State Aid was received in 2011

(c) Beginning in 2012, per capita based on 2010 census

SOURCE: New York State Education Department, New York State Library.

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