Library Types by Public Library System

New York State Public and Association Libraries
Library Types by Public Library System Through December 2020 [1]

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 TOTAL

ASSOCIATION (2)

OTHER (3) 0 1 6 5 5 0 10 3 3 0 0 0 4 4 7 1 0 9 1 8 6 1 5 79 0 78
TOWN 0 2 13 9 9 14 19 9 1 3 0 0 2 11 2 10 0 3 8 11 1 8 2 138 0 138
VILLAGE 0 0 2 2 8 5 3 10 0 0 1 0 0 18 4 4 0 3 1 6 1 2 0 72 1 72
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 4 0 4 0 2 0 1 4 0 4 3 4 13 0 1 46 0 48
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 24 17 24 22 32 26 8 3 5 1 8 33 14 19 1 19 13 29 21 12 10 345 1 346
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 TOTAL
 

PUBLIC (4)

OTHER (3) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 0 12
TOWN 0 16 5 4 1 6 6 1 0 13 0 0 2 17 1 9 0 3 7 2 0 5 6 104 0 104
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 7 1 1 11 0 0 7 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 10 61 0 61
CITY 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 14 0 14
SCHOOL DISTRICT 0 0 3 5 2 5 7 7 4 1 33 0 8 3 2 13 0 16 8 4 31 6 4 161 0 161
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 19 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 1 1 0 7 3 1 4 3 3 51 0 51
TOTAL PUBLIC 0 20 12 13 9 20 34 17 6 17 49 0 13 32 6 23 0 28 21 10 35 17 28 410 0 410
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 TOTAL

Notes:

  1. Includes systems also chartered as public libraries: Brooklyn, Buffalo and Erie, The New York Public, Onondaga, Queens.
  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; Regents-Approved Library Charter Actions

Last Updated: March 10, 2021 -- sm