Library Types by Public Library System [1]

Based on the 2012 Annual Report for Public and Association Libraries
and Reflecting Charter Actions Through 2013

Type of Library
BN
BE
CC
CEF
FL
4C
MH
MY
MV
MC
NA
NY
NIO 
NC
ON
PI
QU
RC
SA
ST
SU
UH
WE
TOTAL
NON
SYSTEM
GRAND
TOTAL

ASSOCIATION (2)

OTHER (3) 0 0 7 4 5 0 12 3 3 0 0 0 4 3 7 2 0 8 2 8 6 1 5 80 0 80
TOWN 0 2 14 9 9 14 19 9 1 3 0 0 4 11 2 10 0 4 8 11 1 8 2 141 0 141
VILLAGE 0 1 2 3 8 5 2 10 1 0 1 0 0 19 4 5 0 3 1 6 1 2 0 74 1 75
CITY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 0 7
SCHOOL DISTRICT 0 0 2 1 2 3 0 1 3 0 4 0 3 0 1 2 0 4 3 4 13 0 1 47 0 47
COUNTY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
SPECIAL LEG. DIST. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL ASSOC. 1 3 26 17 24 22 33 26 8 3 5 1 11 33 14 19 1 19 14 29 21 12 10 352 1 353
Type of Library
BN
BE
CC
CEF
FL
4C
MH
MY
MV
MC
NA
NY
NIO 
NC
ON
PI
QU
RC
SA
ST
SU
UH
WE
TOTAL
NON
SYSTEM
GRAND
TOTAL

PUBLIC (4)

OTHER (3) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 11 0 11
TOWN 0 16 5 4 1 7 6 2 0 13 0 0 2 18 1 10 0 3 7 2 0 5 6 108 0 108
JOINT TOWN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
VILLAGE 0 1 2 1 4 6 2 6 1 1 11 0 0 7 1 0 0 2 4 1 0 1 10 61 0 61
CITY 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 16 0 16
SCHOOL DISTRICT 0 0 1 5 2 4 7 7 3 1 33 0 5 2 2 12 0 16 6 4 31 6 4 151 0 151
COUNTY 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
SPECIAL LEG. DIST. 0 0 0 1 1 0 18 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 1 1 0 7 2 1 4 3 3 49 0 49
TOTAL PUBLIC 0 20 10 13 9 20 33 17 6 17 49 0 10 32 6 23 0 28 20 10 35 17 28 403 0 403
GRAND TOTAL

1

23

36

30

33

42

66

43

14

20

54

1

21

65

20

42

1

47

34

39

56

29

38

755

1

756

Type of Library
BN
BE
CC
CEF
FL
4C
MH
MY
MV
MC
NA
NY
NIO 
NC
ON
PI
QU
RC
SA
ST
SU
UH
WE
TOTAL
NON
SYSTEM
GRAND
TOTAL

Notes:

  1. Includes systems also chartered as public libraries: Brooklyn, Buffalo and Erie, The New York Public, Onondaga, Queens. Reflects chartered and registered libraries.
  2. An Association Library is a public library created by a membership association.
  3. "Other" includes libraries serving fire districts, voting districts, Indian reservations, etc.
  4. A Public Library is a library created by a municipality, district or the State Legislature.

SEE ALSO Types of Libraries in New York State: A Comparison; Profile of New York State's Library Systems and Libraries by Region

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Last Updated: June 23, 2014 -- asm